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Economic & social rights in Afghanistan.

Economic & social rights in Afghanistan.

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Published by Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission in Kabul .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesEconomic and social rights in Afghanistan
ContributionsDa Afghānistān da Bashar da Ḥuqūqo da Khpalvāk Kamīsiyūn.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23004980M
LC Control Number2008344770

There is a fight for women’s rights in Afghanistan that has been going on for some time, and one of the topics of this fight is women’s education rights. As of “, the number of girls attending school increased by over 30 percent; however, an estimated million school-age girls are still not enrolled in classes (Life as an Afghan.   Afghanistan’s largely underdeveloped natural resources and/or geographic position at the crossroads of future global trade routes could improve the economic life of the country, and, by extension, its social and political dynamics. Nevertheless, Afghanistan’s economic and political.

Duso: Women Empowerment and Economic Development have unequal inheritance rights for men and women. There is a bidirectional relationship between economic development and wom-en’s empowerment defined as improving the ability of women to access the constitu-ents of development—in particular health, education, earning opportunities, rights.   The war in Afghanistan should be studied in relation to political culture, political economy and broader national and regional history. After the formation of the modern nation-state between , Afghanistan has witnessed at least seven major conflicts. Starting from the war of state construction and establishing a centralized authority between ; on through the conflict.

The economy of Afghanistan has improved significantly in the last decade due to the infusion of billions of dollars in international assistance and remittances from Afghan assistance that came from expatriates and outside investors saw this increase when there was more political reliability after the fall of the Taliban regime. The nation's GDP stands at about $70 billion with. impunity in Afghanistan, and ensuring that human rights are both fully guaranteed within the constitution, and protected in practice. This must include the rights of women, so long denied under both the Taliban and previous administrations. As part of action on human rights, there needs to be political, financial and administrative support.


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This book covers a topic of much relevance and attention in the contemporary world: human rights, in particular those of women in Afghanistan. It examines the social and economic conditions faced by Afghani women, and Skaine implements a question and Cited by: Afghanistan’s core obligations towards the economic and social rights of its population are laid out in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which Afghanistan ratified in The Covenant thus provides the legal framework for.

"This fascinating survey of Afghanistan is an excellent book for those wanting to go beyond headlines. Written by an expert, with the stylistic flair to be savored by the nonexpert, Afghanistan also has judgments worthy of scholarly reflection.

Barfield has captured political, social, and cultural insights of extraordinary importance to the policy arguments of today and by: Economic and Social Rights in Afghanistan 3 1. Introduction The purpose of this report is to provide a preliminary assessment of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s protection of selected economic and social rights, based on Afghanistan’s national and international human rights.

Book Description This book develops principles of adjudication to facilitate accountability for violations of Economic and Social Rights. Economic and Social Rights engage with areas relating to social justice and their violation tends.

Committee on the Rights of the Child Concluding observations () CRC/C/AFG/CO/1 Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Concluding observations () E/C/AFG/CO/ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Concluding observations () A/52/18(SUPP) (paras) >>Full list of documents in the Treaty Body Database.

The social and economic development of Afghanistan is progressing slowly as it has been significantly hampered by the last 36 years of war, conflict, invasion and occupation. Nevertheless, since significant social progress has been made especially in education, health and communications.

Afghanistan - Afghanistan - Daily life and social customs: Religion has long played a paramount role in the daily life and social customs of Afghanistan.

Even under the mujahideen leaders, Afghanistan appeared to be on a course of Islamization: the sale of alcohol was banned, and women were pressured to cover their heads in public and adopt traditional Muslim dress. The Center for Economic and Social Rights. 86 Chambers St, Suite New York - NY USA +1 () Economic, social and cultural rights are recognized and protected in a number of international and regional human rights instruments.

International human rights instruments. The Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR), adopted by the UN General Assembly inis one of the most important sources of economic, social and cultural rights.

It recognizes the right to social security in. exercise, on an equal footing, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural or any other field of public life.

Special measures taken for the sole purpose of securing adequate advancement of certain racial or ethnic groups or individuals requiring such protection. Afghanistan's GDP growth rate is expected at % in and % in – Source: ADOS (June ) Afghanistan's inflation rates forecasted at % in and % in – Source: ADOS (June ).

The Women's Economic Empowerment–Rural Development Project is a follow-on project to the Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Project (AREDP) that aims to increase social and economic empowerment of poor rural women in selected communities.

It will engage in 76 districts and 5, villages in all 34 provinces across Afghanistan. religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.

Developing countries, with due regard to human rights and their national economy, may determine to what extent they would guarantee the economic rights recognized in the present Covenant to non-nationals.

Article 3. between governance and economic development is essential for the future of any country, especially Afghanistan. The donor-driven economy has not helped the economic and social infrastructure of Afghanistan and the development process remains ineffective. Furthermore, it has created an unequal economic power.

Afghanistan and Economic Freedom. Afghanistan suffers from weak economic freedom. This problem is an opportunity for change, led by people of conviction and courage. The World Bank’s ranks Afghanistan rd out of countries in its index of the ease of doing business.

The Arab NGO Network on Development (ANND) launched the third issue of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, with a focus on the question of Informal Labor, in two workshops held in each of Beirut and Cairo, which brought together a group of. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My libraryMissing: social rights. Source: IMF projection for, Expansion of trade and competitiveness is the key to the economic growth in principle.

According to the Central Statistical Office (CSO), Afghanistan trade volume (export plus import) has expanded % from US$2, million in. Civil war has brought a variety of social ills in Afghanistan, such as poverty, interethnic strife, inequality of women, and widespread thievery, kidnapping, and banditry.

Blood feuds handed down through generations are legendary, and revenge is regarded as a necessary redress of wrongs. The civil war has strengthened these tendencies. The economic benefits of stabilizing Afghanistan would have a regional and global impact on the energy markets.

The US department of Energy has anticipated an increase in the world’s energy consumption of more than 50% between and (Brzezinski,pp. ).the economic recovery and development of their country. They are one of Afghanistan’s most valuable resources.

The women surveyed for this report provide insight into how they can be supported for suc-cess—at the family level, in the workplace, by the Afghan government and the international community.committed to pursuing policies to ensure every individual’s rights to dignity, freedom, equality, a basic standard of living, and freedom from hunger and violence.

Despite strong countervailing circumstances, Afghanistan has made progress in its social, economic and political transition. The Government continues with its reform.