Obama is reaching out to "moderate Taliban elements"? Does Obama realize "moderate Taliban" is an oxymoron? The horrific treatment of women in Taliban society should give pause to our dealing with these savages, much less "reaching-out"!
She was recognized for her efforts last year when she was awarded the 2008 International Women of Courage Award.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will bestow the honor on eight other women on Wednesday, including Wazhma Frogh, an Afghan woman who heads Global Rights, which fights against domestic violence, marital and child rape, and sexual abuse in Afghanistan. end quote
The AFP reported that women's issues needed to be included in the talks. They report Advocates for women's rights in Afghanistan urged world leaders to move forward with talks with the Taliban and insisted that women have a place at the negotiating table.