Women from the Amn-o-Nisa coalition of Pakistan meet with Secretary Clinton in Washington, DC. The women traveled to DC to meet with Sen. Boxer, Leader Pelosi, and officials at the State Dept. and US Agency for International Development. (Inclusive Security / Swanee Hunt)
The following is a letter I sent to the US Embassy in Islamabad this morning to thank them for sponsoring a US visit of 12 Pakistani women.
Salaam from Kabul! I hope you all are well.
I wanted to thank you for supporting the delegation of 12 Pakistani women for their exchange visit. Of course, they are still in the US, but we hosted them in DC a couple of weeks ago now, and they are thrilled to report that it was a great success.
I am sure that Mossarat Qadeem and colleagues will brief you upon their return in much greater detail, but in short, they left a big mark on Washington that week.[click to continue…]