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Are women being raped in Taliban jails?

23 June 2024

4:00 PM

23 June 2024

4:00 PM

It has been almost three years since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan. In that time, women have become prisoners in their own homes and targets of violence if they venture outdoors alone.

Now, the United Nations is investigating reports of rape, gang rape, sex slavery and forced abortions of women held in Taliban jails.

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