“A 6-year-old Afghan girl sold by her father into an impending marriage to pay off a family medical debt got a reprieve Monday.”
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“A proposed new handbook for Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban, advocate women’s rights or criticize pedophilia, and the general in charge is not happy with it.”
“For economic and social reasons, many Afghan parents want to have a son. This preference has led to some of them practising the long-standing tradition of Bacha Posh – disguising girls as boys.”
“British forces were advised by a military study that paedophilia is widespread and culturally accepted in southern Afghanistan.”
Proposal for the purpose of the US-lead invasion of Afghanistan to be shifted yet again, this time to ‘save’ the boy dancers.
“…not many people are aware that the country still retains its 5000 years old tradition of enslaving boys for sexual exploitation… called Bacha Bazi.”
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