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Visualizing Afghanistan

November 14, 2012

“Is Afghanistan headed in the right direction?” For in-depth, province-by-province data on what Afghans think of this and other questions on security, reconciliation, and unemployment from The Asia Foundation’s just-launched 2012 Survey of the Afghan People, visit the Foundation’s interactive “Visualizing Afghanistan” interactive site. You can click to compare data from seven years across different […]

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In The News

Insecurity, Unemployment, and Corruption Drive Perceptions of Afghan People

November 14, 2012

On November 14, The Asia Foundation released the results of its eighth annual Survey of the Afghan People in Kabul and Washington, D.C. The survey is the most comprehensive and credible nationwide public opinion poll available to the Afghan Government, international donor community, NGOs, and other institutions working for the improved welfare of the Afghan people.

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In The News

Punditry Aside, How do Afghans Feel about Afghanistan?

November 14, 2012

For the most part, Afghanistan is portrayed today as violent and war-torn and with an ineffective and corrupt government. The consensus seems to be that there is little hope that the country will hold together or defend itself against the Taliban and other terrorists after U.S. and NATO combat troops leave two years hence.

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Notes from the Field

While Impressive, Gains for Afghan Women Must Increase

November 14, 2012

Let’s face it – the women activists of Afghanistan, along with the international community’s support, have done a pretty good job of achieving critical gains for women. For example, we have three women in our cabinet, we have almost 30 percent women in our parliament and women in parliament are the most active participants…

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Notes from the Field

Kabul University Students Take Lead in Afghanistan’s Future

November 14, 2012

The streets of Kabul were packed as usual with cars as women scurried by in the street covering their faces with their headscarves to keep out the dust. But today, traffic was much worse than usual due to a new minister travelling in his convoy of armored cars flanked by heavily armed men.

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SLIDESHOW

Surveying Afghanistan in 2012

November 7, 2012

In June 2012, a team of Afghan pollsters – both men and women – fanned out across the country, often traveling long distances in difficult conditions, to gather first-hand opinions from nearly 6,300 Afghan citizens in all 34 provinces on a range of pressing topics…

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Asia Foundation to Launch 2012 Afghan Survey Nov. 14

November 7, 2012

On November 14 in Kabul, The Asia Foundation released findings from Afghanistan in 2012: A Survey of the Afghan People – the broadest, most comprehensive public opinion poll in the country – covering all 34 provinces, with candid data gleaned from face-to-face interviews with nearly 6,300 Afghan citizens on security, corruption, women’s rights, the economy, […]

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Notes from the Field

Asia Foundation to Release Latest Survey of the Afghan People on November 14

October 10, 2012

As the deadline for the transition of Afghanistan’s security from NATO-led forces to the government nears, many raise concerns over the country’s readiness to take on the challenges that the people of Afghanistan will face. On November 14 in Kabul and Washington, D.C., The Asia Foundation will shed light…

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The Growing Challenge of Corruption in Afghanistan: Reflections on a Survey of the Afghan People

August 1, 2012

Last month, Afghan president Hamid Karzai announced a series of reforms aimed at addressing the nation’s corruption concerns. In this new paper, one of a series of analytical occasional papers on The Asia Foundation’s “Survey of the Afghan People,” Yama Torabi, founder and director of Integrity Watch Afghanistan, examines Afghan opinions about corruption, the challenges […]

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Notes from the Field

How Far do Perception Surveys Take Us in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations?

June 27, 2012

Although we may not always agree on the specifics – or the application of the concept given its political sensitivities – there is a degree of consensus on the general traits of state fragility.

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