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1

Afghanistan Life Expectancy

51

2

Human Development Index male and female

Male: 0.572
Female: 0.348

3

When did the Taliban take over and what main change did they make to the country? (background)

1996
Removed women's rights completely (can't leave house without male permission

4

What did 9/11 mean for Afghanistan and the Taliban? (background)

Led to USA and UK invading as Taliban had protected Bin Laden
Taliban overthrown and country rebuilt on democratic and capitalist principles

5

Why did the US send troops to Afghanistan in 2010 and how many did they send? (background)

A shadow Taliban government began to take control
30 000 troops were sent

6

When did the NATO mission officially end? (background)

2014

7

What human rights abuses have their been since the Taliban resurgence?

Civilian and police casualties
Violence towards women
Executions w/out legal process
Kidnappings and torture
Heroin production

8

What were the 3 examples of global governance?

UN (UNAMA)
Afghanistan Government
Afghan Aid

9

What does UNAMA stand for?

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

10

What was UNAMAs main aim?

To help achieve lasting peace and development

11

What have UNAMA done?

Promote accountability
Coordinate humanitarian intervention from stakeholders
Work towards gender equality and implement human rights laws
Improve refugees and internally displaced peoples rights

12

What are the Afghan government responsible for?

Law, order and security
Creating social development and economic growth

13

Which organisations have the Afghan government joined up with?

ECO (Economic Cooperation Organisation)
SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)

14

Why did the Afghan government join up with ECO and SAARC?

To increase trade and economic growth

15

Give an example of law than the Afghan government are trying to get rid of:

The set limit (quota) on the number of female politicians