Ambassador Russell to Visit Afghanistan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 8, 2013

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell will travel to Kabul, Afghanistan, November 9–11, to demonstrate ongoing U.S. support for Afghan women and girls and to highlight their essential role in establishing a secure, prosperous, and stable future in Afghanistan. She will meet with Afghan officials and women leaders across civil society to discuss several issues, such as women’s political inclusion and security in the upcoming elections, education, women’s role in economic development, and gender based violence.

PRN: 2013/1372