The Link Between Schoolgirls and Commanders

   •    July 7, 2011

Rangina Hamidi is part of a powerful, yet untapped, group in Afghanistan: women. At the heart of their communities, Afghan women have the ability to be forewarned of possible violence and have the authority to do something to prevent it. Here Rangina relates a story of a missed opportunity on the part of the military forces in preventing violence because they did not consult the women in her area.

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