News in Review Afghanistan and the Rights of Women

News in Review Afghanistan and the Rights of Women

One of the goals of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan is to try to improve the rights of women. But that campaign was dealt a blow when the Afghan government unveiled some controversial legislation. The legislation would make many women financially and sexually subservient to their husbands. In this News in Review story we’ll examine why the Afghan government did what it did and look at the angry reaction.

  • 2009
  • 00:14:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009
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