Marie Michael Library

Title

Afghan Women: A History of Struggle

Length

69 min.

File No

214

Format

DVD

Description

This film documents the stories of Afghan women who have risked their lives to achieve political, economic, and social equality, from the early 1970s to the present day. These women shed light on the cold war battle between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. that occurred on Afghan soil, and the CIA's role in the creation of terrorist groups on the Pakistan-Afghan border that affect the world today.

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