Afghan women excluded from peace talks with Taliban: aid agency

November 24, 2014 3:28 AM

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Afghan women excluded from peace talks with Taliban: aid agency

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan women are excluded from efforts to negotiate peace with the Taliban and hard-won rights could be bargained away unless more is done to include them in the process, aid agency Oxfam said in a report on Monday.

In 23 rounds of peace talks tracked by Oxfam since 2005, not one Afghan woman participated in discussions between the Taliban and international negotiators.

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