Women's education in Afghanistan threatened

As international forces leave Afghanistan, much of the aid allocated to improving women's education is disappearing.

Last updated: 25 Dec 2013 06:36
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Improving women's education is considered one of the stand-out successes in Afghanistan since the invasion of international forces in 2001.
But as foreign troops prepare to leave, that legacy is looking less certain.

Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Kandahar city.


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