Face Of The Day


An Afghan girl scavenges for recyclable items on the outskirts of Kabul on October 4, 2011. Women's rights in Afghanistan risk being forgotten as international troops withdraw and the government struggles for a peace deal 10 years after the Taliban were ousted, two charities said on September 3. Separate reports by Oxfam and ActionAid say women's rights have improved since the October 2001 US-led invasion, particularly access to education, with 2.7 million girls now in school, according to Oxfam. By Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images.