TPR's Jerry Clayton spoke with Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, who is working tirelessly to evacuate a group of Afghan women mountain climbers. For years, they defied societal norms and expectations. Now find themselves in harm's way.
For the past six years, the American NGO Ascend has helped Afghan girls train to become mountain climbers. To many, they represented a new hope for women in Afghanistan. Now the NGO is working desperately to help them escape the Taliban.