"Nothing is more important for Afghanistan than building on the liberalizing achievements of the past decade and preventing a slide back toward repression.
This is why it is crucial to retain and expand the hard-won rights of Afghan women. Gender equality isn't just a matter of moral fairness -- it's essential to the country's economic and political health and to ensuring that the nation has a secure, peaceful and stable future."
And this is why it is so important for our Afghan women's theatre troupes to get out there and get out the vote!
You can read the full article here: Don't Abandon the Women of Afghanistan.