By Sally L Kitch
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After joining those programs, the women became interested in lessons about “gender knowledge, gender information. . ” Those topics led to peace education, human rights education, and psychosocial training. The latter programs were especially well developed in Jalalabad. “Now they are wellaware women. ’” So NEC began vocational training and self-dependency programs to enhance women’s awareness of their own economic power. Jamila showed slides of women being trained in handicrafts, like flower making, as well as calligraphy and embroidery.
4 Women had internalized that idea, she said, and accepted men’s judgments about their minimal worth, their continual threat to family honor, and their unruly emotions and desires. Until that actually un-Islamic belief changed, women would still be special targets of suspicion and abuse in Afghanistan. Masuda also pointed to the high maternal mortality rate (as high as 60 percent at the time) and the pathetically small amount of money targeting the problem (only $15 million). She reiterated the importance of working through Islam to solve Afghanistan’s problems, and she warned that a failure to do so could actually make things worse for women.
Rather, they developed projects to help their countrywomen in Peshawar, Iran, and in other local areas where women were living. . women inside their house were taking many initiatives. They were running home schools, and they were helping each other. ” Jamila was especially proud that the women returnees to Afghanistan, who were operating in unspeakable conditions and getting very little help from the government or from international donors, were throwing themselves into the support of their countrywomen who had stayed at home, especially in the area of education.