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Taliban Womens Rights

Woman Who Had Her Nose, Ears Cut Off Has Inspiring Message

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.27.2013 | World

At the age of 12, a young Afghan woman known as Aesha Mohammadzai was forced into an abusive marriage with a Taliban fighter. Now, after a horrible...

Clinton Legacy Tied To Women's Rights

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Many Afghans fear the exit of foreign troops will leave the field open to the Taliban, who will flow into the vacuum, capture regions and resume the restrictions and punishments of severe sharia law.

Amanda Terkel

George W. Bush: Do Not Pull Out Of Afghanistan Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After 10 years in Afghanistan, former President George W. Bush doesn't think it's quite time to pull out of Afghanistan yet. "My con...

'Bibi' Ayesha, Mutilated Afghan Woman, Receives 'Enduring Heart Award'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After having her nose and ears cut off by her husband as a punishment handed down by Taliban elders, "Bibi" Ayesha was left for dead. The courageous y...

Women's Rights In Afghanistan Depends On Where One Lives

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.07.2014 | World
Stuart Whatley

Conditions in Afghanistan are acutely compartmentalized. Reports from one village can be bright and optimistic while another locale is rife with atrocities towards women and girls.

Pakistani Women Protest Taliban But Support Islamic Law (VIDEO)

Link TV - Global Pulse | Evelyn Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Evelyn Messinger | Link TV - Global Pulse In February, the now-famous video of a young woman being flogged by Taliban brought women in cities across...