Tag Archive | "Afghanistan delegation"

Lessons from Afghanistan: Jodie Evans On MIPtalk

Thursday, December 17, 2009


Jodie Evans talks about her most recent trip to Afghanistan on MIPtalk.  Take a listen here.

Lessons from Afghanistan: Taliban, women, Karzai, and outsiders

Tuesday, October 13, 2009


Sara Nichols is an environmental and political activist, retired environmental attorney, and board member of  Women’s Campaign International.    She was a delegate on CODEPINK’s recent visit to Afghanistan.  Below she writes about some of the local perspectives and challenges she discovered in Afghanistan. I thought day one was as interesting as a day could get. But [...]

Afghan Women Speak Out: Dr. Roshnak Wardak

Wednesday, October 7, 2009


From Jodie Evans: I am just returning from my 10-day trip to Afghanistan. As we left, a farm was bombed and eight members of a family were killed. Eight U.S. soldiers also lost their lives in an insurgent raid on their outpost. And today marks the 8th anniversary of the US Invasion of that war [...]

Afghanistan: Will Obama Listen to the Women?

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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This article was originally posted on the Women’s Media Center. October 7, 2009 With the eighth anniversary of our invasion of Afghanistan nearing and a leaked letter from our general in Afghanistan that he wants another 40,000 troops before the funding for the last request of 21,000 has really been fully voted on, we felt [...]

Meeting with the women of Afghanistan

Sunday, October 4, 2009


We started out the day visiting a women’s magazine called Roz. We were amazed at how “risqué” the photos were (we couldn’t read the articles)—women without scarves and with lots of make-up. We asked if they had problems publishing such photos and they said no, but that one time they published a photo of a [...]

Day 4: Meeting ministers and looking toward the future

Thursday, October 1, 2009

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I figured out what makes the birds sing throughout the night—it is the call to prayer. But at 4am, after going to bed at 3:30, it is not so charming anymore.  Sara moved her room because she was getting no sleep.  However, in the late afternoon after spending all day in the dust of Kabul, [...]

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