Sayed Mahdi Mosawi

Echavez, The Other Side of Gender Inequality - Cover English , Echavez, The Other Side of Gender Inequality - Cover Afghan Persian and Pashto , Mosawi, You must keep your honour - first page

This review article offers an overview of the literature relating to men and masculinities in Afghanistan. Relying on the scholarly works, it synthesizes the development of the field, reflecting a chronological and thematic order. Knowing about masculinities fields in non-western contexts can provide different insights into current discourse, which is mainly dominated by white masculinity.

As one of the first studies on Afghan Masculinities and Gender inequality, the overall purpose of the research is to achieve an in-depth understanding of different notions of being a man in Afghanistan and how they contribute to gender inequality. Results affirmed that being a man refers to social roles, behaviours, and meanings prescribed in a particular context.