Fears grow over Afghan women's gains

UN confirms progress made in empowerment, but many feel reconciliation with Taliban would jeopardise those gains.

    The UN says Afghanistan is making some progress in improving women's rights.

    More girls are enrolling in school and there are female members of parliament. But there are fears any effort towards reconciliation with the Taliban could jeopardise those gains.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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