The Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid

  title={The Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid},
  author={Ann Russo},
  journal={International Feminist Journal of Politics},
  pages={557 - 580}
  • A. Russo
  • Published 24 November 2006
  • Political Science, Sociology, Art
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics
Abstract This essay offers a critical analysis of the Feminist Majority Foundation's Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan in terms of its synchronicity with US imperialism and militarism. While the FMF's Campaign draws public attention to the discrimination and violence facing Afghan women under the Taliban, its discourse is embedded in an ahistorical and Orientalist framework that assumes the benevolence and superiority of the US in establishing gender equality. Thus, the FMF… 

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