AFP/New Straits Times, 17 February 2014
In an article reporting that President Karzai has ordered amendments to a proposed law criticised for eroding women’s rights, the author quotes from AAN's recent dispatch on the matter, authored by Sari Kouvo and Wazhma Samandary:
“Although there is important mobilisation against violence against women, there is also a backlash,” the Kabul-based Afghan[istan] Analysts Network research group said in a paper released after the government decision on Monday. “Afghanistan remains a country where violence against women is — if not permitted — condoned,” it added.
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