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peace and security
The improvements for Afghan women’s rights gained over the last decade are at risk of slipping away and could be lost in a quick fix bargain for peace, Oxfam warned today.
Oxfam reaction to UN Security Council’s Resolution on the new Peace Keeping Mission
Kirsten Hagon, Head of Oxfam's Office in New York said:
Oxfam deplores the use of lethal force against unarmed civilian protesters in North Africa, particularly evident in Libya.