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Afghan Women Hope for More Gains Under New Administration

New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signaled a new day for women in Afghanistan during his inauguration speech with a simple but emotional thank you to his wife  for her support and a promise that she will have influence in his presidency. Ghani’s public acknowledgement of his wife Rula sends a positive message to Afghan women but makes others throughout Afghanistan uneasy.  The most important issues facing Afghan women today are security, health, and education, as well as...

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