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 risk as the U.S. considers withdrawing its troops: “there are reports of an anti-equality movement gaining traction in the Afghan government. Concern is mounting that the drawdown of coalition forces will leave a vacuum in which Afghan women in Herat and elsewhere see their rights vanish.”

Read their op-ed piece here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323368704578596371748087486.html

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