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What went wrong? Part-1

When it comes to women's rights in Afghanistan, almost everyone has a viewpoint. One says, its all about NGOs, and getting money through donor projects, another says, women's rights is a political tool of the international community to continue engaging in Afghanistan. For someone, its just an empty slogan, for another its hatred for women's activists who haven't been able to change anything in their own lives so how can they change the lives of other women and the labels would never end when you start the discussion on women's rights in Afghanistan. 
Many of the critiques dismiss women's rights as a non existing phenomenon in Afghanistan and consider women's Islamic rights the only rights of a woman, even when the men and women of this country hardly know anything of those Islamic rights, but are the strict guardians of the term. Critiques also object women's rights because they think that women's activists don't believ…