PBS NewsHour

What peace talks with the Taliban mean for Afghan women

Clip: 11/29/2019 | 10m 45s Video has closed captioning.

During his surprise Thanksgiving trip to Afghanistan, President Trump announced he had restarted talks with the Taliban. The ability of the conflict-wracked nation to achieve peace is at stake -- but so is progress for women, who could not work, study or even leave home unescorted under Taliban rule. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports on the outlook for women's health and education there.

Aired: 11/29/19

Rating: NR

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