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They live in societies where violence against women not only takes place but is sometimes condoned. But a group of women from Afghanistan, Pakistan and India is giving voice to their female compatriots by listening and then acting to defend women's rights as conditions deteriorate and tensions rise. We hear about the fears and challenges facing women in conflict zones.
Since Prohibition, Montgomery County has held the purse strings on liquor sales, meaning the county sells every drink from beer to bourbon to local bars and restaurants. But local business owners are pushing back from this system, claiming it lacks efficiency and leaves customers waiting. County officials say they are holding out for alternatives that protect those within the industry. We discuss both sides of the issue today.
Kojo chats with Exelon's chief strategy officer about the company's vision for electric service in the Washington region, and its argument for why its acquisition of Pepco is in the best interest of customers.