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Afghans fear women and minorities could lose hard-won rights after foreign troop withdrawal

Zarmina Azimi is the only disabled lawyer in Afghanistan's Ghor province and one of only a handful of women practicing law in the conservative...

Her gender and disability have made attaining her goals a constant and sometimes life-threatening struggle.

  • Tracey Shelton and Omid Sobhani
  • ABC

She said some even view her “as an incomplete person”.

Now, after all she and the women of Afghanistan have achieved in recent years, she fears a US withdrawal could threaten the path to equality and see vulnerable groups pushed back behind closed doors.

Last week, President Joe Biden announced…

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