At the Women in the World Summit, Hillary Clinton wondered, “Why extremists always focus on women is a mystery to me.”
Tagged: Women In Afghanistan
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, spoke about the women journalists she had met while in Afghanistan and why it was essential to support and strengthen their capacity to get the story of Afghanistan’s girls and women told.
Yacoobi sees education as the portal to rebuilding her country. In the mid-1990s, she created and implemented a network of eighty underground home schools after the Taliban outlawed education for girls.
Enmeshed in the stories of women who have served in the military, are the accounts of sexual harassment and abuse that are starting to see the light of day. The issue of Military Sexual Trauma (MST) has consistently been swept under the rug.