Gender Inequality

How millions of Afghan women are fighting to transform their lives

Afghan female athletes perform martial arts during a demonstration to mark International Women's Day in Kabul March 8, 2004. Afghan women are training in the police force; girls are back at school; female athletes are putting on a demonstration at Kabul's main stadium; and the once ubiquitous burqa veil is losing its monopoly in the war-torn country. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood  AM/TW - RTRTVJ0

Women are challenging gender stereotypes in Afghanistan Image: REUTERS/Ahmad Masood AM/TW - RTRTVJ0

Shaharzad Akbar
Director, Open Society Afghanistan
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