Corruption and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

By Sima Samar, Chairperson of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission
Location Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fighting corruption is a prerequisite for Afghan women to gain full equality. In Afghanistan, this might be considered a complicated and daunting task but it is achievable. The impact of corruption on the promotion and protection of women’s rights in Afghanistan is too dire and too negative. Both empirical data and my professional experience in Afghanistan show that when corruption becomes rampant, the impact is greater on women and the poor. Corruption in Afghanistan has […]