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Laura Bush on the Taliban and women's rights

The former first lady of the United States, Laura Bush, has said that women's rights in Afghanistan should not be sacrificed in any reconciliation with the Taliban.

Mrs Bush has long championed Afghan women, and spoken out about the problems they face.

But who is her audience when she speaks up for them? She spoke to BBC Persian Television's Bahman Kalbasi.

  • 23 Oct 2010
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