Afghan activist: More should be done for women’s rights

Afghan activist: more should be done for women's rights

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On August 30th, Afghanistan marks one full year since the last American troops left the Kabul airport. It signified the end of a two-decade war. Women’s rights came under the global spotlight as the Taliban returned to power. Lailuma Nasiri, co-founder and president of the Afghanistan Justice Organization, says more should be done for protection and equality.

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

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