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Berishna´s Life, 10 Years Old, Is Worth Nothing for Them / La Vida De Berishna, De 10 añOs, No Vale Nada.
World  (tags: humanrights, afganistan, Afghan women, children's rights, afghan, violence, Rape victim )

- 1758 days ago -
The Berishna story is poignant and excruciating: with only 10 years, this Afghan girl was raped by a clergyman.Their wounds and tears were so severe that needed 22 days of hospitalization.
The Afghan Woman Who Wants to Be President
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, government, Afghan )

- 2596 days ago -
Condemned to die shortly after birth for being a girl, outspoken Afghan member of parliament Fawzia Koofi lived to become a champion of women's rights and is now eyeing the presidency in 2014.
'Where Is Justice?' Afghans March to Protest Violence Against Women
World  (tags: world, humanrights, women, freedom, violence, Afghan )

- 2597 days ago -
Members of Afghan Young Women for Change staged a protest march in Afghanistan's capital Kabul Saturday, denouncing violence against women. Some among the group of about 30 women were pictured holding placards that read "Where is justice?"
Tortured Afghan Girl Wants in-Laws Jailed
World  (tags: world, children, abuse, bravery, Afghan, humanrights )

- 2695 days ago -
A 15-year-old Afghan girl who was tortured for months after her arranged marriage has spoken out for the first time since her rescue, saying she hopes her husband and his family are jailed for her abuse.
Taliban Kill Village Elders in Grenade Attack
World  (tags: Taliban, militants, Afghan, village elders, grenade )

- 3104 days ago -
Taliban militants killed five Afghan village elders and wounded four others after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at the group's vehicle Wednesday, according to a statement from NATO's International Security Assistance Force.
Doctors Helped Refine Harsh Methods
World  (tags: Afghan, afghanistan, Afghanistan war, ethics, torture, torture evidence )

- 3275 days ago -
Afghan Doctors used to refine torture and water boarding under alleged care for their health according to newly released documents.
'You Have to Learn This Now'
World  (tags: afghan, training, war, UnitedNations, conflict, defense )

- 3584 days ago -
KABUL -- On a bleak and sweltering plain littered with rusty Soviet tanks, pairs of grimacing military recruits crawled beneath a barbed-wire net one recent morning, dragging their rifles through the dust. Two trainers
Take Action Now to Help Afghan Women!
World  (tags: Afghan, Women, Action, Needed!, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', congress, freedoms )

- 4221 days ago -
With both houses of Congress in the hands of the Democrats, we have a chance this year to pass meaningful legislation to help Afghan women and girls! Take a moment now to urge your Representative to vote for the Afghan Freedom and Security Support Act....

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