Afghanistan’s Forgotten Women: News and commentary.

July 5, 1998

Updated 1/4/1999 [2] The 1 1/2 million Hazaras, Shi’ites in a Sunni country, Mongols among Indo-European tribes like the Pushtuns who make up 99% of Taleban’s core membership, were the last bastion of women’s rights in the country. Among the Hazaras you found women officials, teachers, doctors, medics, even soldiers;... Read more »