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Huffington Post: An Opportunity In Afghanistan: Peace Still Possible With Women’s Help

September 23, 2011

Today was the first of the official three-day period of national mourning following the death of the Burhanuddin Rabbani, the former President of Afghanistan and, until meeting his untimely end, chairman of the country’s High Peace Council. While there was no war or fighting going on the streets, there was nothing that could be described as peace either.

Leaving my home in Kabul this morning, the streets were not as crowded as usual, but were full of armed men. They were shouting at each other and at every pedestrian who ventured near the black-windowed bullet-proof vehicles carrying high-ranking officials to Rabbani’s funeral.

Continues at: – An Opportunity In Afghanistan: Peace Still Possible With Women’s Help

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    September 23, 2011 20:35

    It is a reality that Afghan women may reach the peace on their contry.
    The women of all tribes are accomunated by loss of loved one and this is a potential means of unity, that is the base for obtain peace.
    I pray the Afghan women to act for building peace and a new society where women are active subject.
    Are not afraid: this is the time for the construction of a new society and a new Afghanistan and You have this potentiality.
    Claudio Alpaca

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