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Female Business Owners Undermine Afghanistan’s Patriarchal Society

Under the Taliban, women were rarely seen in business, but that is starting to change.

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Burqas Do Not Justify War

When the U.S. initially invaded Afghanistan, the terms “women’s rights” and “protection” were thrown around as justification for war. More than a decade later, it’s clear little has been done to promote women’s rights in Afghanistan, and the conditions created by military intervention have only worsened the prospects for equality.

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