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Will There be Peace for Women in Afghanistan?

Expand United States lead negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad briefs Afghan government officials including President Ashraf Ghani, January 28, 2019.  © 2019 Office of the President of Afghanistan A peace deal in Afghanistan – for years seeming hopelessly elusive – may now be on the horizon. After 17 years of fighting in Afghanistan, the United States is bringing new urgency to negotiating with the Taliban and is proclaiming progress. But Afghan women are right to fear that a peace agreement may not mean peace for them. Under Taliban rule, Afghan women and girls suffered shocking rights violations,…

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