March 5, 2014
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Heather Barr of Human Rights Watch says that the deplorable state of women's rights in Afghanistan should not be tolerated and that changes must be made...Four years ago, a long-awaited law to protect women and girls from violence, the Law on Elimination of Violence Against ...[read more]
December 17, 2012
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist Heather Barr, the Human Rights Watch researcher for Afghanistan, argues that the executions approved recently approved by Afghanistan's president are further distancing the country from its western support...When the executions came, they happened so quickly that they were ...[read more]

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