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Women in revolt achieved so much. Why are decades of progress now being reversed? | ...

The Guardian 26 Nov 2023
This development is part of a depressing global picture ... In Afghanistan and Iran, the slide backwards from the relatively liberal 1970s, when women thronged the universities and cafes of Kabul and Tehran, has been absolute ....
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Women in revolt achieved so much. Why are decades of progress now being reversed?

The Observer 26 Nov 2023
This development is part of a depressing global picture ... In Afghanistan and Iran, the slide backwards from the relatively liberal 1970s, when women thronged the universities and cafes of Kabul and Tehran, has been absolute ... So things are not great ... .
photo: Creative Commons / Marius Arnesen
Two young girls in hijab (veils) - daily life in Herat, Afgahnistan
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Afghan women and girls begin small businesses despite restrictions

Khaama Press 09 Sep 2023
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'Our dreams were dying before our eyes': One Afghan activist's escape from the Taliban

The National 29 Aug 2023
When Ms Bayat heard the news that Kabul would soon fall to the Taliban, she felt a deep sense of betrayal ... Although she has found welcome and peace, she yearns for Kabul ... I miss the time that I was spending in cafes with my friends.”.
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What it’s like to travel around Afghanistan now

Egypt Independent 14 Feb 2023
A street scene of Kabul, June 2022 ... While there were restaurants and cafes open in Kabul and other cities, the group ate dinner at their homestays to avoid venturing out at night in rural regions.
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Abandoned By The World: The Long-Term Consequences Of Politicized Aid In Afghanistan

OWP 17 Oct 2022
The urban culture of liberal academia, Kabul cafes, and mixed-gender sports clubs have disappeared from public view ... echo this sentiment ... Rahimi points out that the majority of Taliban fighters whom he saw entering Kabul in August 2021 were young men.
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Two years after the fire, Moria refugee camp’s legacy still leaves its mark

The Observer 08 Sep 2022
If you were a woman you were afraid to sleep at night but at least [it provided] shelter,” recalls Tajik, who had previously held a government post as a ministerial adviser in Kabul. A ‘cafe’ in the ...
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Why some Afghan youth say life has improved with the Taliban in power

The New Humanitarian 24 Aug 2022
... of Kabul ... Sitting at the Slice Bakery and Cafe, a coffee shop frequented by Kabul’s more well-to-do youth, Hamidi watched as a young man and woman in their early 20s sat down at the table next to her.
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The things they carried when they fled Afghanistan

The Los Angeles Times 15 Aug 2022
Its fighters arrived in Kabul on Aug ... It was early morning when journalist Asad Kosha received a call informing him that Taliban forces had arrived in Kabul ... “He’s in danger now in Kabul,” Hesari said.A coffee cup ... “Cafe Simple.”.
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New Middle Eastern shop serves candy, coffee and reminders of shared humanity

NJ 17 Jun 2022
“I hope people come together at our store ... The grand opening ... Plenty of other Middle Eastern shops fill South Paterson’s Main Street, like Fattal’s Syrian Bakery, Nouri Cafe, Nablus sweets, and Kabul Halal Meat Market and Grocery ... Note to readers ... ....
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Marcus Yam, Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent and photojournalist, wins Pulitzer

The Los Angeles Times 09 May 2022
A child cries as a man carries a bloodied child on a road leading to Kabul’s airport ... Now they came to a Kabul that was intact ... The cafe, a fulcrum of Kabul’s cultural life, is a casualty of the new order ushered in by the Taliban.
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