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Farahi leadership holds women's Shura in Farah City to address women's issues

An Afghan girl reads a pamphlet provided by the provincial Director of Women's Affairs during a women's shura in Farah City on Dec. 6. The women's shura was held in conjunction with the 16 Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women to provide Farahi women the opportunity to discuss gender issues with provincial leadership. PRT Farah's mission is to train, advise, and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district, and provincial levels in Farah Province Afghanistan. Their civil military team is comprised of members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup/released)



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This work, Farahi leadership holds women's Shura in Farah City to address women's issues [Image 1 of 17], by LTJG Matthew Stroup, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.06.2012

Date Posted:12.08.2012 07:20

Photo ID:797044

VIRIN:121206-N-LR347-171

Resolution:3216x2136

Size:2.43 MB

Location:FARAH CITY, AFGlobe

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