Afghan women march against violence

Associated Press
An Afghan riot police officer stands guard during a march calling for end of violence against women in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Dozens of Afghan activists have marked Valentine’s Day by marching in Kabul to denounce violence against women. Concern has risen after rights organizations last year found that Afghan women are frequently victims of violence — despite a law against it and increased prosecution of abusers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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Dozens of Afghan activists and supporters marked Valentine's Day by marching in Kabul on Feb. 14 to denounce violence against women amid reports that domestic abuse is on the rise.

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