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All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients
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All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients

The ventilator is easy to carry, runs on battery for 10 hours, and costs roughly $700 to produce, compared with the $20,000 of a traditional ventilator.

Afghanistan: Woman beaten to death for burning Quran; women activists carry her coffin
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Afghanistan: Woman beaten to death for burning Quran; women activists carry her coffin

A woman from Afghanistan who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday, her coffin carried aloft by women's rights activists.

Islamist students oppose Afghan decree backing women's rights
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Islamist students oppose Afghan decree backing women's rights

Hard-line Islamist students protested Wednesday in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic.