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Water Supply at Afghan Girls School Deliberately Poisoned


Yesterday's shadow summit discussed the future for Afghanistan's women. Under the Taliban, Afghan girls' schools were closed. (Photo: Joint Chiefs of Staff/Flickr)

About 150 schoolgirls were sickened on Tuesday after their drinking water was tampered with.

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Lisa Mullins talks with journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon about the challenges for education for girls in Afghanistan, and the larger issues surrounding women's rights there.