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Violence Against Afghan Women on the Rise

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Afghan women are no strangers to gender-based violence. Now, officials and rights groups have noticed an alarming surge in these incidents, with crimes against women becoming more frequent - and more savage.

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:52 am
Bloody sick cheers

lee e (114)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:00 am
The ravages of war, the dysfunction brought upon families are some of the unheard stories! Thanks - sadly noted.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:59 am
The war in Afganistan is a waste of lives and money. No country ever changes the place.

pam w (139)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:26 am
No surprise there! Women and children ALWAYS suffer when men are frustrated! "The religion of peace" doesn't do anything to discourage it, either.

Lydia S (71)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:07 pm
In Afghanistan, even when a "war" is not raging ... the men, the "clergy", the "religion" of "peace" -- RAGES AGAINST THE WOMEN & GIRLS!

They don't need a "reason" -- the excuse of "religion" is enough for them! Truly SAD!

Sergio Padilla (65)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:01 pm
So sad, poor women!!

Melania Padilla (122)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:29 pm
I re-shared this, so sick of all abuses to women!!!

Lin Penrose (92)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:57 pm
Thanks Cal. So many males for so many thousands of years, have gauged their "man-hood", masculinity, by how they control women, and most other resources. After all, isn't this one of the "laws" they have been taught through religions and many culture structures? Those men who are severely abusing females are terrified down their very cores and egos, they could lose control of the 4th most important resource of survival.

Amanda A (201)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 5:40 pm

Sue Matheson (79)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:06 pm

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 2:39 am
There is probably no fate worse in the world than to be a Muslim woman.
Somehow, it makes them better people.
The abusive men, on the other hand, become more and more depraved and evil.
It would be healthier if they shared the goodness and the evil equally between them.

Alexander Werner (53)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 10:18 am
Violence against Afganistan women is on the rise. Violence against Egyptian women is on the rise. Violence against Gaza women is on the rise. Any pattern here?

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 10:50 am
I thank my lucky star everyday for not having been born a muslim woman.
Those sadist, women hating pri-cks shoule all be castrated.
The world would be a better place if they were not allowed to reproduce.

Alexander Werner (53)
Monday December 10, 2012, 5:45 pm
Kate, you are right. One of the reason US Army went to Afganistan was to liberate Afgani women from Taliban. The second reason was to liberate Afgani men from Taliban.

Well, these are the tasks which can be achieved only with the goodwill of the population.

Nancy Black (308)
Friday December 14, 2012, 7:06 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, shared. Bullies always pick on those weaker than they.
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