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It prohibited the recruitment and use of children by armed forces, criminalized the bacha bazi (the practice of maintaining a male or intersex child for sexual entertainment), and it included a definition of torture that was in line with the Convention against Torture. However, it was regrettable that the chapter on ...
It responds to reform needs by codifying the crime of 'bacha bazi' (sexual slavery and child prostitution), land usurpation, the submission of incorrect asset declarations by public officials, and criminalizes forced virginity testing, a practice prevalent within law enforcement agencies. Reforming the sanctions ...

It responds to reform needs by codifying the crime of bacha bazi, land usurpation, the submission of incorrect asset declarations by public officials, and criminalizes forced virginity testing, a practice prevalent within law enforcement agencies. Reforming the sanctions regime, the code introduces alternatives ...
Under the Leahy Law, the Defense Department and the Department of State are prohibited from providing assistance to any unit of a foreign security force if there is evidence to suggest the unit has committed human rights violations, including the Afghan practice of “bacha bazi,” or “boy play.” While bacha ...
Many of those abuses involve the routine enslavement and sexual abuse of underage boys by Afghan commanders. There's a term for this - bacha bazi, which roughly translates as boy play. Joining us now to talk about this extremely disturbing report is Rod Nordland of The New York Times. Welcome.
The report released on Monday was heavily redacted, and at least in the public portions it did little to answer questions about how prevalent child sexual abuse was in the Afghan military and police, and how commonly the American military looked the other way at the widespread practice of bacha bazi, ...

“Bacha bazi” is the practice where boys are dressed as women and perform for an all-male audience. After performing, the boys are sexually abused by ... In the early 1990s, the Taliban rose into power and made the practice of “bacha bazi” unacceptable and a crime. Men who did not want to abandon the ...
The boys who are trafficked into these sex rings are called 'bacha bazi,' which means 'boy play.' To the unassuming bystander, a dancing boy looks harmless as he performs for the elders around him. In reality, the idea is to arouse the men they dance for and eventually be sold to the highest bidder.
Adorned in makeup, fake breasts and bells, Jawed whirls around middle-aged men at Kabul's underground bacha bazi, or “boy play” parties, where the former child sex slave finds freedom of sorts as a dancing boy. Jawed was kidnapped by a former jihadi commander in Shomali, north of Kabul, when he ...
Keeping boys as sex slaves — a practice known as bacha bazi, or “boy play” — might be culturally acceptable among some powerful Afghan men. But for ... If not for a New York Times investigation in 2015, which found bacha bazi to be widespread, our government's blind eye might still be winking at these ...
The report released on Monday was heavily redacted, and at least in the public portions it did little to answer questions about how prevalent child sexual abuse was in the Afghan military and police, and how commonly the American military looked the other way at the widespread practice of bacha bazi, ...
In a practice known as bacha bazi, or “boy play,” high-ranking Afghan elites use boys between the ages of 10 and 18 to entertain them as dancers, dressed in make-up and girls' clothing. They then hold the boys hostage, raping them and forcing them to engage in other sexual acts over extended periods of ...
This suggests there could be very many cases of bacha bazi (and other kinds of child abuse) that go unreported. The SIGAR's investigation was prompted by a September 2015 report in the New York Times. Their report claimed U.S. military forces were failing to do anything to punish Afghan leaders ...
Under the Leahy Law, the Defense Department and the Department of State are prohibited from providing assistance to any unit of a foreign security force if there is evidence to suggest the unit has committed human rights violations, including the Afghan practice of “bacha bazi,” or “boy play.” While bacha ...
A report commissioned by the Obama administration following stories of the "rampant" use of young boys as sex slaves by commanders—the practice is known as "bacha bazi"—among Afghan military and police forces was released Monday. The New York Times reports that despite finding more than ...
Many of those abuses involve the routine enslavement and sexual abuse of underage boys by Afghan commanders. There's a term for this - bacha bazi, which roughly translates as boy play. Joining us now to talk about this extremely disturbing report is Rod Nordland of The New York Times. Welcome.
SIGAR interviewed 37 individuals and organizations for their report, twenty-four of which said they were aware of child sexual assault incidents or related exploitation by Afghan security forces to include bacha bazi — an Afghan term which translates to "boy play" and encompasses sexual relations between ...

The report released on Monday was heavily redacted, and at least in the public portions it did little to answer questions about how prevalent child sexual abuse was in the Afghan military and police, and how commonly the American military looked the other way at the widespread practice of bacha bazi, ...
But last year's report in The New York Times on bacha bazi (child sexual abuse) in the country and the US military's attitude to it appears to hit a ...
Amendments were brought to serious felonies, he said, adding some other crimes -- such as cyber crimes, Bacha Bazi, land grabbing, ...
Barat Ali Batoor's photographs focus on Afghanistan's problem with Bacha bazi, the sexual abuse of young boys. Photograph: Barat Ali Batoor.
I came across the term “bacha bazi” buried in research on gender and sexuality. The word “bacha bazi“ is translated to “boy play” in the ...
The boys who are trafficked into these sex rings are called 'bacha bazi,' which means 'boy play.' To the unassuming bystander, a dancing boy ...
While sexual slavery and pedophilia are almost universally condemned, these practices continue legitimately in Afghanistan in the form of ...
Bacha bazi is not seen as homosexuality in Afghanistan's gender segregated society -- instead the possession of young boys decked out as ...
Afghanistan is set to criminalise the practice of "bacha bazi" -- the sexual exploitation of boys -- with a slew of stringent punishments laid out for ...
He is among 13 families traced by our reporters who have suffered from "bacha bazi" —- the institutionalised sexual enslavement of children by ...
“DoD strongly condemns the exploitation of children, including bacha bazi, a practice in which men exploit boys for social and sexual ...
These “bad habits” can be small and personal, yet still destructive: the exchange of women to settle disputes in Pakistan, the bacha bazi ...
“For example, they should stand against bacha bazi.” Bacha bazi is a widespread Afghan practice in which young boys are forced to cross ...
... to young Afghani men who have spent their lives as dancers in the world of bacha bazi, where wealthy men take in boys from poor families, ...
... children's rights, imposing restrictions on Bacha Bazi, women harassment, demonstration laws, access to justice, freedom of speech, the right ...
... children's rights, imposing restrictions on Bacha Bazi, women harassment, demonstration laws, access to justice, freedom of speech, the right ...
Bacha bazi, which translates as “boy play,” refers to boys who work as dancers, performing at parties attended by men, and typically living ...
SIGAR, created by Congress in 2008, and other groups have warned in the past about the resurrection of the practice of "bacha bazi" -- literally, ...
“Children are used for bacha bazi [a practice in which young boys are made to dance at private parties, after which they are often sexually ...
Paiman and Feda have spent their young lives as dancers in the world of bacha bazi, where wealthy men take in boys from poor families, train ...
Grim task: A file photo showing Afghan volunteers carrying the body of a resident killed in a car bomb attack to the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital in ...
Bacha Bazi is a practice prevalent in parts of Afghanistan under which young boys aged 10-18, are kept as sex slaves to elite members of the ...
Bacha bazi is not seen as homosexuality in Afghanistan's gender segregated society -- instead the possession of young boys decked out as ...
... including in pro-government security forces, where the practice of "bacha bazi", or child sex slavery, is said to be institutionalised. Photo: BBC.
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It is important to understand the difference between bacha-bazi and homosexuality. Bacha-bazi is equivalent to child sexual abuse whereas having a self-defined sexual identity is a human right set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
As well as male prostitution, there remains the time-honoured practice, deplored by human rights defenders and clerics, of "bacha bazi" or boy play. Boys kept by powerful older men are made to dance at special parties, and often sexually abused afterwards.
The resolution points to the practices of female genital mutilation, honor killings and "bacha bazi," the enslavement of young boys to be used for entertainment and sexual abuse, and says that the beliefs that condone the practices are "antithetical to ...
The shame culture of Bacha Bazi (child sexual abuse) in Afghanistan continues to make the lives of young boys and children vulnerable.
Afghanistan this week announced it is set to criminalise bacha bazi with a slew of stringent punishments laid out for the first time in a revised penal code.
"We are deeply concerned at the suggestion that the prevalence, especially in the Pashtun community, of the practice of bacha bazi [pederasty] implies an acceptance of certain homosexual conduct," warns the document, signed by the head of the unit.
Afghanistan is set to criminalise the practice of "bacha bazi", sexual exploitation of boys, with a slew of stringent punishments laid out for the first time in a revised penal code.
More recently, we have become aware of the continuing practice of bacha bazi among senior military officers in Afghanistan.


 

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