11/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Afghanistan: Domestic Violence Is On The Rise (VIDEO)

Violence against women in Afghanistan has risen to a disturbing level since the fall of the Taliban eight years ago. Regardless of a woman's marital status, her level of education or employment, over 87 percent of women in Afghanistan are abused, according to the United Nations. This makes the country one of the world's worst places for women.


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