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For peace in Afghanistan, women can't be 'secondary'

For 10 years, ever since the end of Taliban rule in Afghanistan, the world has witnessed amazing progress for women in that country. A quarter of lawmakers are female. Nearly half of students are girls.
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The AfPak Channel: A new kind of Taliban: An interview with Maulvi Qalamuddin - Foreign Policy (blog)

The AfPak Channel: A new kind of Taliban: An interview with Maulvi Qalamuddin - Foreign Policy (blog) | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Foreign Policy (blog)The AfPak Channel: A new kind of Taliban: An interview with Maulvi QalamuddinForeign Policy (blog)He oversaw the implementation of the extreme and strict Islamic laws through religious police squads who ran surveillance on the...
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Afghan women have reason to be worried: 'Code of conduct' a big step backward - Fox News

Afghan women have reason to be worried: 'Code of conduct' a big step backward - Fox News | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukAfghan women have reason to be worried: 'Code of conduct' a big step backwardFox NewsAfghan women have valid reasons to be worried that the gains made on their behalf over the past 10 years may be eroded and reversed if a just and...
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'The Taliban want to kill me. But I am fighting for my daughters' freedom' - Telegraph

'The Taliban want to kill me. But I am fighting for my daughters' freedom' - Telegraph | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Fawzia Koofi hopes to be Afghanistan’s first woman president. The Taliban are
determined to stop her.
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Taliban in Afghan government a threat to women's rights - National ...

Taliban in Afghan government a threat to women's rights - National ... | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Fawzia Koofi, the 19th of her father's 23 children by seven wives, was put outside to die after she was born, because she was female.
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Dollars & Skills: Women Helping Afghan Women Beat the Taliban - Forbes

Dollars & Skills: Women Helping Afghan Women Beat the Taliban - Forbes | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
ForbesDollars & Skills: Women Helping Afghan Women Beat the TalibanForbesHow do you win the fight against the Taliban?
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Afghan women fight it out in Herat - Los Angeles Times

Afghan women fight it out in Herat - Los Angeles Times | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Afghan women fight it out in HeratLos Angeles TimesHer martial arts training began in Pakistan, where her family had fled after the Taliban took control.
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Hamid Karzai backs clerics' move to limit Afghan women's rights

When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan prior to the 2001 US invasion, girls were banned from going to school and women had to wear burqas that covered them from head to toe. Women were not allowed to leave their homes ...
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Afghan woman here faces Taliban death threats - STLtoday.com

Afghan woman here faces Taliban death threats - STLtoday.com | Women in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Afghan woman here faces Taliban death threatsSTLtoday.comPhoto by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com She's hobnobbed with George W. and Laura Bush, run for Parliament and fought for women's rights in her native Afghanistan.
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