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Two Worlds

Recent news from Afghanistan:  An Afghan woman named Estorai was killed by her husband for giving birth to their daughter; a 15-year-old girl named Sahar Gul was brutally tortured and then forced into prostitution by family members; a 19-year-old teenager named Gulnaz was raped, jailed for adultery and then released two years later after Afghan president Hamid Karzai intervened — on the condition that she marry her rapist.

And then this:

To learn more about Afghan women’s issues, check out RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan), Afghan Women’s Mission or Feminist Majority Foundation’s Campaign for Afghan Women & Girls.

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