Afghan women are expressing concern over the announced U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by September 11. They say they want international and regional guarantees that two decades of gains in women’s rights will be preserved. Lima Niazi reports from Kabul.
Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission confirmed Thursday that 14 women have been killed and 22 others injured since January in targeted killings by armed militants. VOA’s Lima Niazi reports from Kabul.
In 2019, Afghanistan witnessed two major events. The first was an initial step towards a possible peace deal between the Taliban and the United States. The second was a closely monitored presidential election. Both events directly affect Afghans and in particular Afghan women.