When a video surfaced a year ago of a young woman being stoned to death in an insurgent-controlled village near Kabul, there was outrage from government officials as well as human rights groups. Now the Afghan government is considering bringing back stoning as punishment for convicted adulterers. After years of hard won progress for women in Afghanistan, activists now fear that this is the beginning of a very slippery slope.
Read more via NBC News.

When a video surfaced a year ago of a young woman being stoned to death in an insurgent-controlled village near Kabul, there was outrage from government officials as well as human rights groups. Now the Afghan government is considering bringing back stoning as punishment for convicted adulterers. After years of hard won progress for women in Afghanistan, activists now fear that this is the beginning of a very slippery slope.

Read more via NBC News.

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