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UN officials in Afghanistan press for women’s rights

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Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera

The United Nations says what is happening in Afghanistan is a grave crisis for women's rights and a wake up call for the international community. It has raised the alarm about the Taliban's orders banning women from working for aid groups and girls from higher education. The UN's highest-ranking female official has just wrapped up a four-day visit to Afghanistan.