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Foreordained & forsaken? Mahbouba Seraj, executive director of the Afghan Women Skills Development Center

There’s a saying in the Koran attributed to the Prophet Mohammed that dreams are three-fold. Sometimes they represent divine guidance, sometimes sorrow from the devil, and sometimes they are about the conflicts of daily living and past events. This also applies to women’s rights in Afghanistan today. Encouraged in the past to live out their dreams of being fully fledged human beings, Afghan women are now being told by the Taliban that this amounts to a Shaitanic possession. Who or what can they count on in this time of existential struggle? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Mahbouba Seraj, executive director of the Afghan Women Skills Development Center.

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