Is The Biden Administration Abandoning The Women Of Afghanistan?

Women attend an event to celebrate International Women's Day in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on March 8, 2021. © Noorullah Shirzada, AFP
France 24: A blunt US letter aims to revive the Afghan peace process, but jolts women on a special day
A leaked letter from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Ashraf Ghani instructing the Afghan president to comply with new initiatives to restart the peace process to enable a US troop pullout caught Afghan women’s rights activists by surprise on International Women’s Day and underscored the disconnect between Washington’s words and deeds.
International Women’s Day has been a major event on the official Afghan calendar since the 2001 US invasion toppled the Taliban. Over the past two decades, schoolgirls, teachers, activists, female politicians and professionals have attended numerous events across the country on March 8, marking women’s rights achievements and highlighting the many challenges still confronting Afghan women.
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