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Female Governor Fights Lonely Battle in Afghanistan

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Female Governor Fights Lonely Battle in Afghanistan

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Female Governor Fights Lonely Battle in Afghanistan

Female Governor Fights Lonely Battle in Afghanistan

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Habiba Surabi, the first woman to be appointed a provincial governor in Afghanistan, hoped to be a trailblazer for a more modern country. But her fame has not resulted in meaningful help for her province of Bamiyan.

More than two years after she took office, residents still have neither electricity nor any paved roads. Now, some critics are calling for her resignation.