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Alarm Rises Over Future for Afghan Women Prisoners

  • Aired: 1/19/2013
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Herat jail, home to 169 inmates, is Afghanistan's second-largest prison for women. Many of the inmates are here after fleeing abuse or forced marriages. Rape victims are also routinely jailed on the grounds that they had sex outside marriage. Some have given birth in prison. Sima Alizada insists she's committed no crime.

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