AP PHOTOS: Afghan women lawmakers fight for rights

AP PHOTOS: Afghan women lawmakers fight for rights

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In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, Afghan lawmaker Toorpekai Patman from Kabul poses next to guards of honor in the parliament in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the last elections in 2010, 69 women won seats in Afghanistan’s 249-seat parliament. The next parliamentary vote will be held in 2015, but first are the April 5 presidential and provincial council elections. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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