Afghanistan: “Peace is not just silencing the guns”, Afghan women leaders on women and girls

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United Nations published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan: “Peace is not just silencing the guns”, Afghan women leaders on women and girls” – below is their description.

Informal comments to the media by Fawzia Koofi – former Republic Peace Negotiator and first woman Deputy Speaker of Parliament; Naheed Fareed, former Afghan Parliamentarian and Chairperson of House Standing Committee for Human Rights, Civil Society and Women Affairs; Asila Wardak, former Diplomat; and Anisa Shaheed, Journalist on the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan.

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