Such is the backlash battled by Struggling to Keep Afghan Girl Safe After a Mullah Is Accused of Rape.”
The organization’s Executive Director, Manizha Naderi, spoke last year at Princeton University. Her remarks detailed the progress that has been made, while the current media reports demonstrate the work that remains. This eight minute video from May 2013 and narrated by Dan Rather, offers some of the stories.
For their work, Manizha Naderi, Hassina Sarwari and all the women pressing for change in Afghanistan, are the featured A Woman A Day.