EP92: We are not victims. But we must stand up for Afghan equality, liberty & freedom (w/ Fmr. Afghan Minister Nargis Nehan)

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For our first segment, David is off prancing in Washington, D.C., so Yaël gives a reaction to the Facebook “whistleblower” and the politicians chomping at the bits to get in on social media regulation.

INTERVIEW: Nargis Nehan was formerly the Afghan Minister of Mines and Petroleum,  and worked in various positions at the Ministry of Finance the Ministry of Education, the Afghan Central Bank, and served as an advisor to the President of Afghanistan for two years.

She eventually left the government and founded EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) a civil society organization for empowering women and youth across 16 provinces of Afghanistan.

— Having to flee Afghanistan a second time
— History repeating itself
— What will happen to those who must stay in Afghanistan?
— Female activists still in hiding
— The persistent issues that still plagued post-Taliban Afghanistan
— Helping modernize the financial and resource systems 
— Working within the Afghan treasury
— Equality for Peace and Democracy, and promoting good governance
— Developing the mining sector and fighting other ministers reluctant to deal with female officials
— Harassment within Afghan institutions and resigning from the government
— The cause of reform and governance was lost to elections
— What can people in other countries do to help Afghans and support freedom?
— The barbarity of the Taliban, the dark age-mentality, and how to restore rights and freedom in Afghanistan.

Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on October 7, 2021.

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