Afghan women in the US watch polls closely
Tens of thousands of Afgahns live in the United States after fleeing their native country. Some of them have had to leave relatives behind.
Al Jazeera’s Mike Kirsch reports from “Little Kabul” in Fremont, California, where women are watching the Afghanistan’s presidential election closely.
They hope the outcome will improve the lives of their daughters and sisters.
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