Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, spoke about the role of women in her home country, and the need to support and encourage them. She described… read more

Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, spoke about the role of women in her home country, and the need to support and encourage them. She described her life growing up as a Lebanese Christian and her family. Among her remarks, she said the roots of Islam had respect for women but that she was seeing a shift in modern-day Islam. Regarding humanitarian aid for Afghanistan, she said it “is not the answer” and that agencies should instead focus on development. After answering a few questions from moderator Nina Easton, she took questions from the audience. close

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Women's Rights in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
324403-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2015 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 05, 2015 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 18, 2015 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2015 | 5:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2015 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2015 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 05, 2015 | 4:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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