“I am the victim, but I am a criminal,” said Shabana, 16

Abortion before marriage means death in some part of Afghanistan. Abortion is a crime. Abortion is a sin in Afghanistan for girls like Shanana, 16, who had been raped by her brother-in law. Sune Engel Rasmussen Afghanistan-based journalist have written the report on abortion in the country.

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Young Afghan women: Visions of hope and fear

    Looking at young women in Afghanistan today, we can find two extremes. On one hand is Saeeda Sadat, 18, with two published books, and, on the other hand, we find Farkhunda, 18, raped by her brother and a resident of a women’s shelter in Kabul. The life stories of Afghan women have been made…