International Affairs
4 October 2013 , Volume 69, Number 5

Will courage be enough? Faced with rising violence in the run-up to the withdrawal of foreign troops, Afghan women’s rights activists are worried


Lynne O’Donnell, former AFP bureau chief in Kabul and author


Afghanistan has made progress in protecting women against violence, but many still suffer horrific abuse. Photo: Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images

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