Afghan female leaders urge Trump administration to stand up for their rights in Taliban peace talks – ABC News

The United States’ chief negotiator for Afghanistan left Washington on Friday for stops around the globe to rally support for his talks with the Taliban before a seventh round of meetings with the militant group’s leaders. But there’s one constituency that’s consistently voiced their concerns about the U.S. talks and is ringing the alarm again.

In interviews, several prominent female Afghan leaders said these talks are an issue of life and death for Afghan women, and they will not allow their country to return to the dark days of oppression and abuse under a potential peace agreement with the Taliban. They’re calling on U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad to do … Read More on ABC News