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RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, was established in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1977 as an independent political/social organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights and for social justice in Afghanistan.

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Gulbar, an Afghan woman who is Burnt by Her Husband

Gulbar was admitted to a local hospital in Badghis province in Northern Afghanistan in November 2005. She has been burnt by her husband. ......

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Violence against women

Witnessed: 10221 times

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Mass Graves of Civilian Victims found in Afghanistan

July 16, 2007: Mass graves of around 1000 victims was found and uncovered by police in suburbs of Kabul in a desert called Chamtala. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: War crimes

Witnessed: 8024 times

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Afghan widows stage protest in front of UN office in Kabul asking for prosecution of war criminals

AFP, August 5, 2007: KABUL -- More than 100 people, many of them widows, called Sunday for international help in identifying remains found in the latest mass grave to be uncovered in Afghanistan. ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: War crimes

Witnessed: 7913 times

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Tens of women commit self-immolation to get rid of their misery

Tens of women commit self-immolation every month across Afghanistan to get rid of their miseries and destitution....

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Violence against women

Witnessed: 12093 times

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12-y-old girl in Afghanistan victim of violence by husband

Herat province -- Afghanistan, Sep.2007: This 12-y-old girl has been given in a forced marriage and she faces violence by her husband everyday....

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Marriage

Witnessed: 9559 times

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Afghan widows protest in Kabul and ask trial of crminials

Originally posted on YouTube by user rawa77 with the following text: AFP, Aug.5,2007: ...

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: War crimes

Witnessed: 1586 times

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