Report: Afghan Government Is Abandoning Women's Rights Defenders

04/10/2015 05:03 pm ET | Updated Apr 10, 2015

Afghanistan's government and the international community are abandoning women's rights defenders in the country, Amnesty International warned in a scathing report published this week.

"Poorly implemented" protection laws and shrinking funding for aid leaves women highly vulnerable to attacks, including rape and assassination. In the video above, HuffPost Live speaks with Steve Crawshaw, director at Amnesty International's Office of the Secretary General, to discuss the "disturbing" report and the safety of women in Afghanistan.

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