Mahnaz Afkhami interview on global status of women since the passing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Voice of America: Talk to America (video)
Talk to America host Carol Pearson, Mahnaz Afkhami (then President of the Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI), and callers from around the world have a wide-ranging discussion on the global status of women in the 50 years since the passing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Among the topics discussed are the global digital divide, the progress of women's rights in the Scandinavian region, the role of women in development in the Global South, women's political participation, violence against women, and the Taliban's then recent takeover of Afghanistan.
[0:06:40] Start of interview
[0:50:26] Responding to a question, Mahnaz Afkhami describes SIGI's global activities during that time.
[0:30:30 - 0:32:22] News break
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