A conversation with Afghan women’s rights activist Suraya Pakzad


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As the new Afghan government tries to negotiate peace with the Taliban, women in Afghanistan fear that their concerns and safety will be forgotten. In this hour of Radio Times, we talk with Afghan women’s right activist SURAYA PAKZAD. During the Taliban years she ran secret schools for Afghan girls. Her organization Voice of Women provides Afghan women who have been the victims of gender violence with shelter, counseling and job training.

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