The wide swath of political actions, including those that renegotiate gender through the appropriation of digital space, tend to be "fragments" of micro-power that do not necessarily add up to making a political agora.
Journal articlesINTERNET USE GENDER ROLES WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION FEMINISM Governance SOCIAL STRUCTURE GenderPublished dateTuesday, January 1, 2013 - 00:00
In Afghanistan, as in other parts of the world, participation in local politics, community organizing and development projects is seen as key to women's empowerment, both as individuals and as a group.
Inter-community disturbances can have both disempowering and empowering effects on women and gender relations. The disempowering effects are well documented but the empowering effects often go unnoticed.