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Advancing Afghan Women: Promoting Peace and Progress in Afghanistan
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- Mrs. Bush in the Washington Post: Afghan women’s gains are at risk
- By the Numbers: Why Education is Critical to Afghan Women's Success
At Georgetown University, Mrs. Laura Bush joined U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to address opportunities and solutions for sustaining the significant progress Afghan women and girls have made in the past 10 years. The symposium entitled “Advancing Afghan Women: Promoting Peace and Progress in Afghanistan” is co-sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, U.S. Afghan Women’s Council and U.S. Alliance in Support of the Afghan People.