Paths to Transitional Justice for Afghan Women
‘Paths to Transitional Justice for Afghan Women’ (2004) 73 Nordic Journal of International Law 505-534
Posted: 30 May 2019
Date Written: 2004
These statements by the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, and the former US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, raise high hopes for transitional justice and Afghan women. They lead to the question of how can transitional justice in Afghanistan best address past abuses, in particular gender-based abuses? Is there a path?
The aim of transitional justice3 is to halt the culture of impunity by providing accountability for the past and preventing abuses in the future.
Keywords: Transitional Justice, Afghan Women
JEL Classification: K10
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