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ERIC Number: EJ1068896
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Educating Prisoners of Tradition: Visual Narratives of Afghan Women on Social Media
Jelodar, Esmaeil Zeiny; Hashim, Ruzy Suliza; Yusof, Noraini Md; Raihanah, M. M.; Hamdan, Shahizah Ismail; Zandi, Peivand
International Education Studies, v7 n3 p60-66 2014
More than a decade after the US-led intervention of Afghanistan, traditional and tribal customs still play a significant role in the everyday lives of people, especially women. History has proven that women have been playing a significant role in shaping the course of Afghanistan but unfortunately, they are always subjected to different degrees of force by patriarchy and traditions. By examining the historical perspective of women's status in Afghanistan and by analyzing two Youtube documentaries on women's imprisonment, we argue that 12 years after the US-led intervention, women are still suffering from traditional and tribal laws. This paper seeks to demonstrate that untraditional education is a "sine qua non" for the women of Afghanistan to overcome negative aspects of tradition and tribal laws.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Afghanistan
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