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Afghanistan's 'Asia Heart Conference'

Paulo Casaca | Posted 08.07.2012 | World
Paulo Casaca

The NATO Chicago May Summit endorsed the military pull out of Afghanistan by 2014, approved the broad lines of a transitional financial support to the Afghan security forces system up to 2024, endorsed the future development assistance to an international conference to be held in Tokyo in July and the "regional confidence building measures" to the "Heart of Asia" ministerial conference to be held in Kabul on June the 14th.

Afghan Women Speak Out: Dr. Roshnak Wardak

Jodie Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jodie Evans

CODEPINK went to Afghanistan to hear what women there think about the push for more troops. And we found they want us to send doctors, teachers, engineers and business leaders, not more soldiers.

New Afghan Law Allows Shia Men To Deny Their Wives Food For Disobeying Sexual Demands

guardian.co.uk | Jon Boone in Kandahar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghanistan has quietly passed a law permitting Shia men to deny their wives food and sustenance if they refuse to obey their husbands' sexual demands...