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Afghanistan: “They are the revolution”: Afghan women fighting for their future under the Taliban rule

Index Number: ASA 11/4968/2021

On the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2021, Amnesty International is highlighting the achievements of 16 remarkable Afghan women. At a time when Afghans have had a whole spectrum of rights taken away from them almost overnight, these 16 stories serve as a reminder of how much Afghan women have achieved over the last 20 years despite political instability and conflict and the heightened risks that they now face under the present regime.

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