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Afghanistan: Rapist Sentenced, Girl Survivor Still At Risk (UA 253/14)
Local mullah accused of raping a 10-year-old girl has received a 20-year prison sentence. Family members who threatened Brishna with an “honour” killing have provided written guarantee they will not harm her.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.