Asia

    In Afghanistan, An Uncertain Future for Afghan Women’s Rightsi
    X
    July 30, 2013 2:38 PM
    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.


    You May Like

    Vietnam Mulls Tough Measures for ‘Misbehaving’ Chinese Tourists

    Move comes after footage surfaced online of Chinese travelers harassing a banana hawker in Da Nang

    The Complicated Math of AIDS

    Billions are spent on AIDS prevention, research, treatment — and major events like the International AIDS Conference. Activists say victims of the disease are paying for these costs.

    Pakistan Social Media Star's Honor Killing Fuels Debate

    Qandeel Baloch's murder puts spotlight on deadly tradition and other mistreatment of women