Amnesty International: Afghan women activists face increasing violence in culture of impunity

April 7, 2015 5:43 AM

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Amnesty International: Afghan women activists face increasing violence in culture of impunity

Afghan health workers prepare to dispense vaccinations during a polio campaign in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) (The Associated Press)

KABUL, Afghanistan – Amnesty International says Afghan women activists who are working to improve the human rights situation in their country face increased violence, including threats, sexual assault and assassinations.

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