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Afghanistan Vows Measures Against Child Sex Abuse

Afghanistan's government say it has undertaken “serious measures” to enforce the law and prevent sexual abuse reportedly committed by local police commanders against children.   A presidential statement issued Wednesday evening in Kabul has condemned as an "iniquitious, inhumane and irreligious act” the abuse, known as bacha baazi,  or “boy play." A New York Times report this week detailed extensive rape and other sexual abuse of young boys at the hands of local...

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