Hanging in the balance: why the international community must redouble its commitment to Afghan women’s rights | ActionAid UK

Hanging in the balance: why the international community must redouble its commitment to Afghan women’s rights

Women in Afghanistan have paid a heavy price for the political turmoil, conflict and repression that have blighted their country for decades. But they have fought back bravely to make gains in their freedoms and in recent years have secured real – if fragile and uneven – progress. This has attracted significant support from an international community keen to emphasise the benefits to women from the invasion to oust the Taliban.

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