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Will Afghan Women Survive in 2014? A UN Expert Relays the Fears

LONDON — Georgette Gagnon’s job in Afghanistan as the country representative for the United Nations high commissioner for human rights may sound like an impossible mission, given the country’s notorious instability and flagrant abuse of women’s rights. Yet it is not so much the pending Western troop withdrawal in 2014 that unnerves Afghan women, in …

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