More than a little significant

Excerpted from Human Rights Watch.

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ON May 21, the Taliban’s Ministry of Vice and Virtue ordered all women television presenters to cover their faces. . . .
     In response to the order, male presenters at several major news channels in Afghanistan have worn masks on air in solidarity with their female colleagues – an act that prompted the #FreeHerFace campaign on social media. As one women’s rights activist wrote, “Afghan men showing up for Afghan women is not just a gesture. It’s a turn in the story that will change everything. Brave brothers.”

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