Britain is failing Afghan women, the Commons international development committee said today.
A string of promises to bolster their rights hadn't been followed with "adequate and specific action and funding," the MPs said.
They said the fate of Afghan women after Nato troops leave would be the "acid test" of Britain's aid programme.
Things had got worse for women over the past five years, undermining gains made after the fall of the Taliban, they suggested.
MPs focused on the importance of educating girls and providing women with shelters and legal services.
They called for British aid to be directed towards services and fighting poverty.
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