Monday, June 20, 2011

Afghan Women Demand Seat at the Table - Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

“The fear is that with withdrawal, all U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan,” said Samira Hamidi, head of the Afghan Women's Network, a nationwide umbrella organization of women's groups. “People are afraid, and they don't want history to be repeated,” she said, referring to the power vacuum left in 1989 following the Soviets' pullout from Afghanistan. - Lemmon: Afghan Women Demand to Be Part of the Peace Process


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