First women's TV channel launched in Afghanistan

Women in Afghanistan now have their own television channel. Zan - or Women's - TV began airing this month, with a staff of all female presenters and producers.

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    Women in Afghanistan now have their own television channel.

    Zan - or Women's - TV began airing this month, with a staff of all female presenters and producers.

    And it's being seen as a groundbreaking step for women's rights, in a country still dominated by men.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Kabul.


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