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Reflection

The field work research experience had a remarkable impact on my personal and academic life. First of all it helped me to develop my confidence and social skills. This project gave me a chance to reach Afghanistan’s ethnic diversity and meet Afghan people from different socio economic and academic backgrounds. In addition, since I am […]

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CTS Seminar Presentation

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                 CTS Seminar Presentation The 2015 fieldwork basically provided me with the chance to get beyond sitting behind the table and researching online about what others say people in Afghanistan think about women’s education and employment opportunities, and rather search and explore the perceptions for myself by directly […]

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Reflection on the Fieldwork_ Afghanistan

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Reflection on the Fieldwork_ Afghanistan Working as a research assistant for the Ford foundation sponsored project has been a very pleasant and educative experience for me. The fieldwork gave me the opportunity to interview different family members, interact with people from different backgrounds, and travel to the parts of city where I haven’t been before. […]

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2014 Quantitative Fieldwork Reflection

2014 Quantitative Fieldwork Reflection I would say, fortunately, in general, I turned out to be more empowered, more confident, and inspired after the fieldwork even though it wasn’t a smooth path and the experience was full of twists and turns. There were instances that reflected positively as well as negative changes in people’s perceptions about […]

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2014 Fieldwork Reflection_Zahra Rostami

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1) How has the fieldwork experience and what you heard (so the content of the interviews, this can include your thoughts as confidence, empowerment, and gender identity? Identify both positive and negative aspects you have been transcribing/translating them as well) in the interviews affected your sense of confidence, empowerment, and gender identity? Identity both positive […]

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Reflection on Summer Fieldwork

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        I was glad to be a part of Ford project and especially the summer field work. Being a part of this project let me have the advantage of doing research in my own country and learn about the challenges and people’s perspective from a researcher’s point of view. Being a female […]

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Reflection on the In-depth Interviews Conducted, Summer 2014

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In my family, discussion of gender issues: women empowerment and education have helped me to learn about my rights and setting a future goal from the very early age of my life. However, whenever I would go out of my comfort zone: my family; I will be depressed and angry as the picture of our […]

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