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In Afghanistan, An Uncertain Future for Afghan Women’s Rightsi
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July 30, 2013
Afghan women are wondering what will happen to them when U.S.-led NATO combat forces leave the country at the end of 2014. The international community insists that rights achieved since the fall of the Taliban in 2001 should be protected. But women from around Afghanistan tell VOA’s Sharon Behn that their rights are a low priority among the country’s power brokers.

In Afghanistan, An Uncertain Future for Afghan Women’s Rights

Published July 30, 2013

Afghan women are wondering what will happen to them when U.S.-led NATO combat forces leave the country at the end of 2014. The international community insists that rights achieved since the fall of the Taliban in 2001 should be protected. But women from around Afghanistan tell VOA’s Sharon Behn that their rights are a low priority among the country’s power brokers.


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