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Afghan women wary of post-handover phase

Many fear rights they have enjoyed for past decade could be reversed once foreign forces leave.

Last Modified: 17 Jun 2013 11:32
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Many Afghan women fear the rights they have enjoyed for the past decade could be reversed once foreign forces leave the country.

Foreign troops will officially hand over the last of all combat roles to the Afghan forces on Tuesday.

Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Kabul.

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