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Bad news for Afghan women

16 Feb 2011

A friend who works with a NGO in Afghanistan told me about these two articles.  He said this will undoubtedly result in the death of many, many women in Afghanistan. One quote: “Under the new shelter regulations, if a woman’s family comes to claim her, she must be handed over.”

http://www.undispatch.com/afghan-government-cracks-down-on-womens-shelters

http://www.undispatch.com/facing-the-gatekeepers-afghan-women-fight-shelter-takeover


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