June 2002
Women's International Network News;Summer2002, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p50
Reports on the Afghan interim Prime Minister Hamid Karzai's affirmation of his support for Afghan women's rights in June 2002 by signing the Declaration of the Essential Rights of Afghan Women. Laws in which the declaration was based; Views of a women's rights advocate on the signing of the declaration.


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