Laura Bush was on Meet the Press last Sunday talking about Afghanistan and her work with women there. She briefly touched on the acid attack that occurred when 15 girls walking to school had battery acid sprayed in their faces. She publicly condemned those acts when they happened and used it to demonstrate just how much help is still needed for Afghan women.
Meanwhile, the New York Times features an Op-Ed about "Personal Terrorism" against women in Pakistan. There is also accompanying, stomach churning video. While it may be tough to sit through, we owe it to these women to understand what they have been through so that we can end this practice.
Check yourself, take a few minutes and view the video: click here