Quil Lawrence. In the culturally conservative country, women serving in the security forces say they face systemic sexual coercion and even rape by male colleagues. The image of Afghan women wearing police and army uniforms is meant to inspire pride and hope for a future where the rights of women will be protected in Afghanistan. So why would female police officers in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif be ashamed to admit they wear the badge? The woman, who asked not to give her name, says she tells most of her family that she works with a foreign aid organization. That's because the rumors about sexual abuse in Mazar-e-Sharif's police force are so widespread that many of these women are ashamed to say they're cops.
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A self-proclaimed mullah in Afghanistan is on the run, after videos of him having sex with or raping various women went viral on social media. Religious leaders have ordered him to be stoned to death and fears are held for the women, whose faces are visible in the videos. The body of another woman was found dumped in a ditch, but she has not yet been identified. Rasool allegedly filmed the women having sex with him and used the videos to blackmail them. In recent weeks, several of the videos began circulating on social media, causing a major scandal in the conservative nation where sex is seen as taboo, and discrimination against women is rife. A young woman, with her long dress and headscarf still on, is then seen removing her trousers before the pair have sex on a large floor cushion.
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Sign in. Director We Came Home. Actress Complete Unknown. Azita, a political refugee, came to Hollywood with an incredible story of cultural backlash. As a baby, she and her family fled Afghanistan to the United States and gained asylum thanks to her father's work with the U.