Small march comes ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March

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I think this was great that these men did this for the women. Too bad the number wasn't larger. There's a video on the Internet of the Afghan women around 1950, and they were dressed just like Western women and taking courses like Chemistry and Accounting. Those good days are far behind them.


Small march comes ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March

ROSE TROUP BUCHANAN




Thursday 05 March 2015







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A small group of Afghan men wearing sky-blue burqas marched through Kabul earlier today to draw attention to women’s rights in the country.

The group of roughly 20 men walked through the capital of Afghanistan to draw attention to the rights of women ahead of international Women’s Day on 8 March.

With muddy trainers just visible beneath the burqas, an item of clothing that became synonymous with oppressive Taliban rule in the 1990s, the march drew some attention from onlookers.

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/international-womens-day-201
 

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