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Life in Uzbekistan

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“Now women burn themselves when they can’t see any escape from the violence in their families. Deprivations, humiliations and poverty pile up, and our young women lose themselves.”

A sad commentary on life for some women in noted “Coalition of the Willing” member, Uzbekistan.

Credit where credit is due: “U.S. troops stationed at the Khanabad air base in southern Uzbekistan quietly send weekly food donations to the shelter.” [via Matthew Yglesias]

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