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Clinton vows to work for Afghan women

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Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that the United States remains very concerned about the future of women in Afghanistan as US troops prepare to leave the country. 

Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets delegates from an Afghan women's civil society on December 5, 2011, in Germany. Clinton warned that the United States remains very concerned about the future of women in Afghanistan as US troops prepare to leave the country.

She pledged to keep the "issue front and center" revealing for the first time that she will stay on as co-chair for the US-Afghan Women's Council based at Georgetown University after she steps down Friday as America's top diplomat.

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