Afghan artist in hiding after sexual harassment protest

Kubra Khademi receives death threats after walking through Kabul in iron underwear to highlight abuse facing women.

    An artist in Afghanistan has gone into hiding after a stunt protesting against sexual harassment.
     
    Kubra Khademi walked through the capital Kabul wearing a pair of large iron underwear over her clothes, one of several protests promoting women’s rights in Afghanistan last week. 
     
    Al Jazeera's Emike Umolu reports. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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