An Afghan doctor's prescription for peace

McPhedran, Marilou
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p455
Academic Journal
Focuses on a report from Dr. Sima Samar, chair of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, regarding the social condition of women in Afghanistan as of January 2005. Human rights violations committed by Afghans; Factors contributing to the situation; Concern expressed by Samar about the emphasis on military presence and security in rebuilding a civil society; Causes of the loss of credibility of the Afghan legal and judicial systems.


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