March 13, 2013

Situation of Afghan women improving, official says

SINA | Wednesday 13th March, 2013 | Although the situation of women in the post-Taliban Afghanistan has been improving, it still has a long way to go in gender equality and empowering women in society, according to Public Health Minister Suraya Dalil. "The Afghan women situation is improving over the last decade. The reduction in maternal mortality rate in a society is a sign of the advancement of a society and Afghanistan has already made significant improvement in reducing birth-related deaths among mothers,"Dalil told Xinhua in an interview. (READ MORE)

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