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n Afghan woman sells pottery at a women vendor only bazaar in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2011. The NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan supported bazaar empowers women to take charge of their economic security and be independent in what is otherwise a male dominated society.  NATO Training Mission Afghanistan Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ernesto Hernandez Fonte

Take a Stand for Afghan Women

A brutal law is set to take hold in Afghanistan. But we can stop it.

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n Afghan woman sells pottery at a women vendor only bazaar in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 28, 2011. The NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan supported bazaar empowers women to take charge of their economic security and be independent in what is otherwise a male dominated society.  NATO Training Mission Afghanistan Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ernesto Hernandez Fonte

A Drug-Addled Man Mutilates His Wife. Gets Away Scott Free

How much does a woman need to suffer before the authorities take any notice?

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Two Women in Afghanistan, Hung Naked From a Tree

A frightening example of violence against women in Afghanistan.

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Should Afghanistan Delay Upcoming Presidential Elections?

Probably not!

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Syria’s Forgotten Victims

Thousands of Afghans are trapped in Syria

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Hazara men, boys and Afghan Uniform Police watch as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspects a project site in Daykundi province. (USACE photo by Karla K. Marshall)

Whither Minority Rights in Afghanistan?

International disengagement could lead to a backslide in protections of minorities.

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