Insight: Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts




 
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Insight: Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts
 
April 1st, 2012  
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Topic: Insight: Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts


Insight: Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts
KABUL (Reuters) - Anita lifted the sky-blue burqa from her face, revealing glazed eyes and cracked lips from years of smoking opium, and touched her saggy belly, still round from giving birth to her seventh child a month ago. "I can't give breast milk to my baby," said the 32-year-old Anita, who like other women interviewed for this story, declined to give her full name. "I'm scared he'll get addicted She was huddled with other women at the U.N. ...




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