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How Female Activists in the U.S. are Rescuing Afghan Women — or Trying to

August 27, 2021

Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times

Read about how Oklahoman Allyson Reneau, Katherine Spillar of the Feminist Majority Foundation, and other advocates are trying to rescue women from Afghanistan. 

“[A]ctivists, including Dolores Huerta, Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards and Mavis Leno (who crusaded for the rights of Afghan women in the 1990s), signed an open letter to Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, pleading for the U.S. to fulfill the promises it made to Afghan women after we invaded the country in 2001.”

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