Afghan riot policemen stand guard during a march calling for the end of violence against women, in Kabul, with Darul Aman palace at background left, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. Dozens of Afghan activists have marked Valentine’s Day by marching in Kabul to denounce violence against women. Concern has risen after rights organizations last year found that Afghan women are frequently victims of violence — despite a law against it and increased prosecution of abusers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
Afghan women march against violence
Dozens of Afghan activists and supporters marked Valentine's Day by marching in Kabul on Feb. 14 to denounce violence against women amid reports that domestic abuse is on the rise.