Afghan women want peace "but not at any cost"

Participants at civil society-led Afghan Peoples Dialogue for Peace initiative. Kabul, 15 January 2015. File Photo: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi

Women in Afghanistan want peace "but not at any cost" according to a UN human rights and gender expert in the country.

The central Asian nation continues to recover from decades of instability.

The most recent threat has been the outlawed Taliban movement with which the government is trying to forge a peace deal.

Federica Seymandi is a human rights officer for the UN mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA.

Daniel Dickinson asked her what changes Afghan women would like to see in their country.

Duration: 4'27"

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