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Violence against women rises in Afghanistan

Afghan women continue to be subject to violent attacks despite 2009 protection law.
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2013 12:47

Violence against women is on the rise in Afghanistan.

The country's independent Human Rights Commission said there has been a 22 percent rise recently. 

Despite a 2009 law to protect women, violence remains a problem in the country. 

One mother is determined to find justice for her murdered daughter.

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

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