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Future in US uncertain for Afghan women who fought Taliban

June 7, 2023

Mahnaz Akbari was the trailblazing commander of the Afghan National Army's Female Tactical Platoon, an all-female squad who served alongside elite US troops. Evacuated to the US in 2021, she and her fellow soldiers are now fighting a different battle.

Herbsttreffen der Medienfrauen 2017 Ines Pohl
Ines Pohl Bureau head of DW's Washington Studio@inespohl