Left Forum 2011: A History of Struggle: Afghan Women (The Mantle)

This powerful panel during the second session of Left Forum dealt with the historical and ongoing struggle for equality and rights of Afghan and Pakistani women. After the viewing of Kathleen Foster’s documentary on the subject, Fahima Vorgetts of Afghan Women’s Fund and Dr. Fawzia Afzal Khan, Director of Women’s Studies at Montclair University, spoke to the experience of women living in what Vorgetts referred to as a “suffocated situation.” Read more…

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