Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Download summary and recommendations in DARI. Click to expand Image. The US and its allies cited the defense of women's rights as one of the primary reasons, after the need to root out al Qaeda and defeat the Taliban, for their invasion and subsequent commitment to rehabilitate Afghanistan.
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The northern Afghan city of Kunduz is not the kind of place you'd expect to find a radio station run by women, promoting women's rights. But this is precisely what Radio Roshani is, and it's broadcasting today despite several attempts by the Taliban to kill its founder and editor, Sediqa Sherzai. Radio Roshani broadcasts to a man's world. In most of Afghanistan, tradition has long dictated that women and girls are rarely seen or heard outside the home. Amazingly, many men actually consider them their property.
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He was not entitled to them, she said, because he was Egyptian. The new government benefits aim to help , people living in Jordan, born to 82, Jordanian mothers married to foreigners, according to government figures. One woman, who spoke to Al Jazeera on condition of anonymity, said her year-old son was beaten by police for failing to present an ID at an Amman shopping centre. According to official figures, 52, Jordanian women are married to Palestinians — the bulk of the 82, Jordanian women married to foreigners.
Rights and Freedoms. Brides ending up mutilated after their first sexual experience. Women with university training and a career condemned to live with husbands they do not love because, if they divorce, they would lose their children.