Members press for the protection of women and girls in Afghanistan | 07 September 2021

As business returns, members push for the government to protect the freedom and rights of women and girls in Afghanistan. Watch this latest highlight from the House of Lords chamber. Topics: 00:00 – Minister’s first response 00:35 – Education for women and girls in Afghanistan 01:52 – Support for women human rights defenders 02:27 – Future relations with the Taliban 03:07 – Women’s reproductive health rights 03:58 – Support for those in hiding 05:02 – LGBT community in Afghanistan 05:57 – Journalism in Afghanistan 06:55 – Border controls 07:56 – Support for women journalists 08:51 – Relocation schemes 09:57 – Overseas aid Read a transcript of this event: https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2021-09-07/debates/28C9D2F5-99EF-42D2-B5D1-B40802728414/AfghanistanWomenAndGirls Catch-up on House of Lords business: Watch live events: https://parliamentlive.tv/Lords Read the latest news: https://www.parliament.uk/lords/ Stay up to date with the House of Lords on social media: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/UKHouseofLords • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/UKHouseofLords/ • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UKHouseofLords • Flikr: https://flickr.com/photos/ukhouseoflords/albums • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-house-of-lords #HouseofLords #UKParliament