garzilli at ASIATICA.ORG
Fri Dec 3 16:13:24 UTC 2010
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I am very happy to celebrate the 15th year of IJTS and JSAWS
publications with the new issue of the Journal of South Asia Women
Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, focusing on Human Rights.
In this issue
* Note from the Editor: "Pakistan, Burma, India, and Human Rights"
* Paper: "Afghanistan, Issues at stake and Viable Solutions: An
Interview with H.R.H. Princess India of Afghanistan", by Enrica Garzilli
* Paper: "An Islamic Feminist: Asiya Andrabi and the Dukhtaran-e-Millat
of Kashmir", by Francesca Marino
* Paper: "Victims or Agents? An Issue of Identity Amongst Indian Migrant
Women in Australia", by Loshini Naidoo
Please note that the Note from the Editor and the interview with H.R.H.
Princess India of Afghanistan are freely available.
In this issue you can read the paper Victims or Agents? An Issue of
Identity Amongst Indian Migrant Women in Australia, by Loshini Naidoo
(University of Western Sydney, Australia), and two paper interviews. The
paper by Prof. Naidoo attempts to provide an understanding of the
challenges that migrant woman, particularly women from the Indian
sub-continent, face in cultural identity construction.
The interview paper is titled "An Islamic Feminist: Asya Andrabi and the
Dukhtaraan-e-Millat in Kashmir by Francesca Marino (journalist, Director
of Stringer Asia). It is based on an interview with Asya Andrabi, the
founder and elusive leader of the militant female Islam group
Dukhtaraan-e-Millat in Indian Kashmir.
The paper "Afghanistan, Issues at stake and Viable Solutions: An
Interview with H.R.H. Princess India of Afghanistan" was written by
myself. It is based on an interview with H.R.H. Princess India of
Afghanistan, the honorary Cultural Ambassador of Afghanistan to Europe,
approved in 2006 by President Hamid Karzai, and one of the founder
members of Mahmud Tarzi Cultural Foundation (MTCF). It was made in
The paper mostly deals with human rights issues and viable solutions for
Afghanistan. It anticipates some of the alleged misconduct of US
soldiers revealed over seven months later by Wikileaks.
Dr. Enrica Garzilli
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