Desperate Afghan Women Wait for U.S. Protection, as Promised

Desperate Afghan Women Wait for U.S. Protection, as Promised

CIC senior fellow Rina Amiri was interviewed by The New York Times about the risks Afghan women face as the Taliban advances in Afghanistan.

"Ms. Amiri, a native of Kabul who is a naturalized U.S. citizen, demanded that the Biden administration back up its words of support for the rights of Afghan women by evacuating at least those who were at high risk.

'It should not just be rhetoric,” she said. 'It is all possible. But there has to be the political will and the appetite to do so.'"

Read the full article at The New York Times here.

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Aug 18, 2021
Rina Amiri
Afghanistan