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Legal help for women in Afghanistan

Legal help for women in Afghanistan

Updated 18 January 2012, 16:35 AEDT

A United Nations report shows 87 percent of women in Afghanistan experience violence.

Literacy rates are extremely low and many girls are married by the time they are 16 years old.

But one remarkable woman is working to instil genuine change through education and access to justice.

Presenter: Sonja Heydeman

Speaker: Nasima Rahmani, former lawyer, head of the Women's Rights program with ActionAid in Afghanistan

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