Thursday, October 16, 2008

3 New York Times Videos

Three terrific new videos on KobreGuide by The New York Times:

Two concern women battling for rights in other countries:

Turkey's Headscarf Debate:
Muslim women are fighting for the right to wear head scarves in secular Turkey.

Empowering Women in Afghanistan
A quiet revolution is gaining pace far from the Taliban insurgency: Women are taking the wheel in leadership positions.

And another story from Afghanistan, this one also about improving conditions for a disadvantaged minority group:

Afghanistan's Disability Crisis
After experiencing U.S. care, a disabled Afghan refugee returns to his home country to advocate for its disabled population.

Please COMMENT on and SHARE these stories -- you'll find the SHARE THIS button right there near the top of each story's Web page.

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