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Miriam Arghandiwal

Shortage of female security forces could keep Afghan women from vote

28 Aug 2013

KABUL Women across Afghanistan risk being unable to vote in next year's presidential elections because of a severe shortage of women in the security forces, the country's election monitor said on Wednesday.

Shortage of female security forces could keep Afghan women from vote

28 Aug 2013

KABUL Women across Afghanistan risk being unable to vote in next year's presidential elections because of a severe shortage of women in the security forces, the country's election monitor said on Wednesday.

Shortage of female security forces could keep Afghan women from vote

28 Aug 2013

KABUL Women across Afghanistan risk being unable to vote in next year's presidential elections because of a severe shortage of women in the security forces, the country's election monitor said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan's circus gives children fun with a future

20 Aug 2013

KABUL Flinging sparkling clubs into the air, the girls showed off their juggling skills as the boys executed dazzling acrobatics and climbed into a four-storey human pyramid.

Afghanistan's circus gives children fun with a future

20 Aug 2013

KABUL Flinging sparkling clubs into the air, the girls showed off their juggling skills as the boys executed dazzling acrobatics and climbed into a four-storey human pyramid.

Afghanistan's circus gives children fun with a future

20 Aug 2013

KABUL Flinging sparkling clubs into the air, the girls showed off their juggling skills as the boys executed dazzling acrobatics and climbed into a four-storey human pyramid.

Afghanistan's circus gives children fun with a future

20 Aug 2013

KABUL, Aug 20 Flinging sparkling clubs into the air, the girls showed off their juggling skills as the boys executed dazzling acrobatics and climbed into a four-storey human pyramid.

Ex-Taliban official vows to protect Afghan women, but alarm bells ring

03 Jul 2013

KABUL Just 16 years ago, Abdul Rahman Hotak helped prop one of the world's most austere regimes for women as a newspaper editor and bureaucrat for the Taliban. Now, as a one of Afghanistan's top human rights protectors, he says he has turned a corner.

Ex-Taliban official vows to protect Afghan women, but alarm bells ring

03 Jul 2013

KABUL Just 16 years ago, Abdul Rahman Hotak helped prop one of the world's most austere regimes for women as a newspaper editor and bureaucrat for the Taliban. Now, as a one of Afghanistan's top human rights protectors, he says he has turned a corner.

Ex-Taliban official vows to protect Afghan women, but alarm bells ring

03 Jul 2013

KABUL Just 16 years ago, Abdul Rahman Hotak helped prop one of the world's most austere regimes for women as a newspaper editor and bureaucrat for the Taliban. Now, as a one of Afghanistan's top human rights protectors, he says he has turned a corner.

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