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Afghan women stage rare protests on International Women’s Day

Afghan women stage rare protests on International Women’s Day

  • A handful of women in several provinces gathered to demand restrictions be lifted
  • In northern Takhar province, images circulated by activists showed seven women holding papers obscuring their faces, reading “Rights, Justice, Freedom”
By AFP ·

Afghan men oppose more women’s rights; elders less hard-line

Afghan men oppose more women’s rights; elders less hard-line

By Thomson Reuters Foundation ·