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Should women's rights be sacrificed for peace in Afghanistan?

Doubts continue over whether the US will hold peace talks with the Taliban -- the very group they tried to overthrow in the invasion 12 years ago. If talks do take place, women's rights will be one of the key issues - some say a 'deal breaker'.

Afghan women say they're worried about any return to Taliban power - because life under their strict, Sharia rule was so oppressive. They fear 11 years of hard won progress will be 'wiped away'. David Cameron insists the talks will "involve all sorts of difficulties" - but says they're 'the right thing to do'. Should women's rights be sacrificed for peace in Afghanistan?

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Thu 20 Jun 2013 09:00

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