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Women in Afghanistan

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Women in Afghanistan

Women in Afghanistan

Women in Afghanistan

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Michael Sullivan reports from Kabul on the plight of women in Afghanistan. Two weeks ago Taleban leaders in Afghanistan issued an edict banning women from working for foreign aid agencies. The ban is the latest action by the Taleban to curtail the activities of women under its interpretation of Islamic law.