Sunday, September 13, 2009

After the Acid Attack

Thanks to Diane Steelsmith for alerting me to this follow-up story by NY Times reporter Dexter Filkins about the courage of young women survivors of an acid attack ten months ago, November 12, 2008.

Though the Mirwais Mena School for Girls in Kandahar, Afghanistan, closed for a week after the attack, it reopened and negotiations are now underway to provide facial surgery for the most severely injured girls.

Read the story on the website of the Center for Global Leadership:

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