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Life in Uzbekistan


“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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