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Afghan Women Feel Shut Out of Council Leadership

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Afghan Women Feel Shut Out of Council Leadership

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Afghan Women Feel Shut Out of Council Leadership

Afghan Women Feel Shut Out of Council Leadership

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Afghanistan's grand council, the Loya Jirga, is currently meeting to draft a new constitution for the country. But many female Afghan delegates say they are being deliberately excluded from leadership positions. NPR's Bob Edwards talks with New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall.