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A Thousand Splendid Suns: Women & Education

Women in Afghanistan

Afghan women attend a ceremony to mark International Women's Day, on March 8, 2010 in Herat, Afghanistan. Afghan independent human rights watchdog groups have reported that efforts must be strengthened to combat gender violence, forced marriages and a lack of education amongst women in Afghanistan.
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