By halting aid over Afghanistan’s absurd gender rules, agencies let the Taliban win

Mukesh Kapila – 17 January 2023 First published 12 January 2023 on The National News Photo by AFP via The National News Should we stop funding all education in Afghanistan because the Taliban prohibited girls from school? To seek an answer was why I was in Afghanistan in 1997. This was during the first coming ofContinue reading “By halting aid over Afghanistan’s absurd gender rules, agencies let the Taliban win”

Reviving borderless humanitarianism

24 August 2022 – Mukesh Kapila This article was first released in The National on 22 August; see original here.   I ducked under the thin blue string across the dirt track that demarcated Sudan and South Sudan. It was 2013 and I was there to examine the humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains. TheContinue reading Reviving borderless humanitarianism