Afghanistan has earned the nickname “Graveyard of Empires,” which hint at how hard Afghanistan is to control and govern. However, the country is not just a graveyard of empires but a graveyard of gender inequality as well. Jnifar Yumi explores and explains the state of women’s standing in the Afghan society in this paper, as well as other factors.
Verta Mae Smart-Grosvenor tries to tackle the issues of gender, race, and culture, all within the space of the kitchen and context of culinary, in a review of her article “The Kitchen Crisis” by our fellow GDP student Natsuki Noguchi.
Chinese-American author Maxine Hong Kingston explores how gender is intertwined with culture in a semi-biographical memoir collection titled “The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts”.