Honors Event: Do Women in Afghanistan Need Saving? Gender as a Guise for Reform


September 28, 2021    
12:45 pm-1:45 pm

Event Type

The sudden and unexpected control of the Taliban after the United States’ recent withdrawal left many around the world in shock. The concern for what the Taliban takeover meant for women in particular dominated headlines. Twenty years of reforming women’s rights reform seemed to come crashing down at once. As the events on the ground continue to unfold, join us for a reflection on how an alleged concern for women’s rights in Afghanistan in particular and under Islamic law in general fueled the war on terror two decades ago and what it means for us today.

Co-Sponsored by: the Department of Philosophy and Religion, the Honors College, Muslim Students Association, and Gender Studies. 

Tuesday, September 28
Free Period (12:45-1:45pm)
West ABC Conference Room (Campus Center)