Women in Afghanistan

Women in Afghanistan PART 9

Afghan Women's Voting Rights Already Violated

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

International concern is focusing on whether the Taliban will disrupt Afghanistan's August 20 election. Jeanne Brooks says a new Karzail law disrupts Shia women's voting rights before the polling...


Women in Afghanistan

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Women's eNews coverage of Women in Afghanistan, the Taliban and Women's Voting Rights

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Jeanne Brooks(WOMENSENEWS)--Get caught up on women's rights issues in Afghanistan before Afghans head to the polls on August 20 to vote in the country's presidential elections. At Women's eNews we have dedicated coverage focused on the issues affecting women in this turbulent nation.

In the run up to the elections two of our journalists look at the problems restricting women's right to vote before the polls begin, and countrywide safety issues that will prevent women from voting on the day.

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Series Overview

Women in Afghanistan

Part: 9

Afghan Women's Voting Rights Already Violated

Part: 8

Afghan Rights Workers Call for Aid, Not War

Part: 7

War Complicates U.S. Aid Efforts for Afghan Women

Part: 6

Safety of Afghan Women Comes Up for Question

Part: 5

Afghan Women Defy Rumors of Our Demise

Part: 4

Afghans Question 'Good Taliban' Times Ahead

Part: 3

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Part: 2

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Part: 1

Afghan Female MPs Call It a Rough First Year