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After Threats, Afghan Woman Governor Reappointed to New Post

After months of threats and pressure, one of the Afghanistan's few women in public office was removed from her post as the governor of a remote province and given the job of deputy provincial governor of Kabul, an Afghan official said Thursday.   President Ashraf Ghani, who took power in 2014 promising to appoint women to significant roles in public office, appointed Seema Joyenda in June as governor of Ghor province. At the time, she became one of just two women provincial...

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