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Women in Afghanistan worry peace accord with Taliban extremists could cost them hard-won rights

Audience members listen to Afghan parliamentarian Fawzia Koofi speak in 2014. Women’s access to politics increased greatly after the Taliban’s 2001 ouster. Sha Marai/AFP via Getty Images Mona Tajali, Agnes Scott College and Homa Hoodfar, Concordia University Three Afghan women who worked at a media company were gunned down in Jalalabad in early March. In January, unidentified gunmen killed two …

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