Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, women are concerned that their rights will be increasingly repressed by a resurgent Taliban in the wake of a U.S. troops withdrawal.

Listen to the broadcast and read more here: http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2013/08/23/afghan-womens-rights

August 27, 2013

In Afghanistan, women are concerned that their rights will be increasingly repressed by a resurgent Taliban in the wake of a U.S. troops withdrawal.

In Afghanistan, women are concerned that their rights will be increasingly repressed by a resurgent Taliban in the […]
July 16, 2013

In Afghanistan, the story of Sarah Gul’s early forced marriage and abuse by her in-laws shocked the public but now her tormentors are free and Gul once again fears for her safety.

In Afghanistan, the story of Sarah Gul’s early forced marriage and abuse by her in-laws shocked the public […]
July 16, 2013

Women’s rights groups fear the Afghan government’s efforts to bring the Taliban into the political fold may mean a step back in time for the country’s women.

Women’s rights groups fear the Afghan government’s efforts to bring the Taliban into the political fold may mean […]
July 16, 2013

Afghan child bride Sahar Gul is appealing against the early release of the people who tortured her.

Afghan child bride Sahar Gul is appealing against the early release of the people who tortured her. The […]
July 16, 2013

U.S. Representatives Roby (R-Alabama) and Tsongas (D-Massachusetts) write that gains for women’s rights in Afghanistan are increasingly at risk as the U.S. considers withdrawing its troops.

U.S. Representatives Roby (R-Alabama) and Tsongas (D-Massachusetts) write that gains for women’s rights in Afghanistan are increasingly at […]

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