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As the reach of conflict has expanded in the twenty-first century, there has also been a growing emphasis on how conflict has always been gendered. However, because men and women are impacted by conflict in different ways, women’s participation in conflict as well as p...

May 17, 2017

Women’s issues are not contained by borders. Regardless of development indicators, we see similar patterns across South Asia – patriarchal systems and values, women treated as domestic property and attacked for revenge, unchecked urbanization with its myriad problems e...

WRN recently caught up with Rangina Hamidi, women’s rights activist and founder and president of Kandahar Treasure, the first female-run private enterprise in southern Afghanistan. Rangina has also served as the manager for the Women’s Income Generation Project with Af...

How it started does not matter. Everything is different now.

A spark, a simmer, a stranger’s torch—everything burns anyway.

The first insult, the first stone—remote realities, not mine.

To rage, to wage, to flee—nothing decided by me.

The shells hurt us all, but they wou...

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Women in Pakhtun Long March: Building Peace and Challenging Stereotypes

March 14, 2018

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