US promises to protect women’s rights in Afghanistan

Women rally for their rights on International Women's Day, in Herat, Afghanistan, on March 8, 2021. – EPA pic, March 24, 2021.

THE United States vowed yesterday to protect progress made in Afghanistan on women’s rights over the past 20 years, as it pushes for a transitional government in Kabul that would include the Taliban.

“We must do more to support the women and girls of Afghanistan,” the US ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, told the UN Security Council during a debate on Afghanistan. 

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  • Bring in the guns again?

    Posted 8 months ago by Tanahair Ku