“Women’s rights and achievements should not be compromised…”

July 19, 2010 at 1:14 pm Leave a comment

gayle lemmon photoAnother outstanding, eye-opening article from the talented Gayle Lemmon:

A Warning in Kabul

“Secretary Clinton may be one of the highest-profile attendees at Tuesday’s Kabul Conference, but Afghan women fear their opinions won’t be heard—and they worry new deals with fighters will roll back their hard-fought rights.

“Women leaders say that they want peace and are glad to welcome back former fighters, but only if they respect women’s constitutional guarantee to equal protections under the law…”

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-07-19/kabul-conference-afghan-womens-warning-for-international-donors/?cid=hp:mainpromo7

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