Afshan Khan

The Status of Women in the Developing World

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Hour 2:           Who is responsible for educating and protecting women and girls like Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani education activist who was shot in the head this week by the Taliban? We’ll discuss the status of women in the developing world and what needs to be done to help them this hour with Afshan Khan, CEO for Women for Women International. Khan will speak to the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth on Thursday, October 18.

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