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They Threw A Grenade At Her Brother Because She Helped Women

Hear this woman speak about the danger women are put in simply because they look out for other women. She was just doing her job, but the horrifying things she went through highlight a desperate need for change.

Dr. D is a gynecologist in Afghanistan. Her name has been changed to protect her identity. Her life-saving work — providing health care to women who’ve experienced sexual violence — puts her own family in grave danger. Dr. D’s story should be told, but because of ongoing threats, she couldn’t be filmed. Amnesty International asked Dr. Caroline Wright, a gynecologist based in England, to tell Dr. D’s story.

Read more: http://upworthy.com/they-threw-a-grenade-at-her-brother-because-she-helped-women

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