Dr. Farooq Yousaf


  • Short CV

    • Since 11/2021: Associate at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

    • Since 11/2021: Senior Researcher at SwissPeace (Switzerland), Statehood and Conflict Team

    Current Research

    • Postcolonialism

    • Peace and Conflict Resolution

    • Traditional Peacebuilding

    • Gender-just peacebuilding

    • Counter-terrorism

    Countries and Regions

    • South Asia

    • Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Research Programmes

    Dr. Farooq Yousaf



    GIGA Focus Asia | 2/2022

    Bringing Afghan Women to the Table: How to Negotiate with the Taliban

    Since the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021 space for women has been constantly shrinking, and the country is facing a humanitarian disaster. European partners may need to engage with the de facto regime, which should not come at the cost of excluding women from the engagement process.


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