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All 24 female senators urge Biden admin to defend women's rights in Afghanistan

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In a rare demonstration of bipartisan unity, all two dozen female senators have joined together in a letter to call upon the Biden administration to devise a plan to defend the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan.

"In the wake of the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan, we write to urge your Administration to develop an interagency plan to preserve the political, economic, social, and basic human rights of Afghan women and girls. This plan should also address how the United States will lead international organizations, such as the United Nations, in holding the Taliban accountable," the 24 lawmakers said in the letter.

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