Activity pack – Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Date posted: 4 June 2014

Since 2005 the Taliban have increased their violent rebellion against the Afghan government. There is a real worry that in attempts to make peace with the Taliban, women’s rights might be sacrificed.

2014 will see the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan. There is considerable pressure to reach a political solution to the conflict which may involve negotiating with the Taliban. Afghan women fear that this could lead to their rights being sacrificed.

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