2015 Campaign for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project

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2015 Campaign for AWWP

2015 Campaign for AWWP

We owe so much to our mothers. As you decide how to honor the special women in your lives, consider making a donation in their names to the Afghan Women’s Writing Project.

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An AWWP First! Please Support Our Campaign

Now you can show your support for Afghan women and their free expression any time you leave the house. For a donation of $50 or more, a brand-new, first-ever AWWP tote bag will be yours!

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Latest Stories & Essays

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Afghan Star Show Enriches Our Lives

I think Arash could fill the gap in Afghan music. He knows the value of his work and he knows he is very good.

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The Policewoman of Kandahar

Women for Afghan Women is holding its anniversary gala in New York this week and will award the Malalai Kakar Human Rights Award to women’s rights advocate Mahira Ahmadzai of Afghanistan.

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A Young Writer Escapes from a Forced Marriage 

Life is going on, as always, with all its hardships, happiness and sadness and I’m trying to survive as always.

Latest Poems

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Bride

One wing for peace
Another wing for stability
Together they fly

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Break the Silence

I was thinking what to write
Night and quiet
Alone in my room, near the window
With my ideas, pen and notebook.

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My Valuable Jewel

Because I was poor
I sold my baby girl
I had five kids to feed

Latest AWWP News

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An AWWP First! Please Support Our Campaign

Now you can show your support for Afghan women and their free expression any time you leave the house. For a donation of $50 or more, a brand-new, first-ever AWWP tote bag will be yours!

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Afghan Women’s Poetry and Visual Art Event at the Corcoran in Washington, DC

AWWP in collaboration with the Corcoran Photojournalism Program presents an Afghan poetry reading and visual art event on Saturday May 16, 2015, from 1pm-4pm at Armand Hammer Auditorium of Corcoran School of Arts & Design, 500 17th Street NW, Washington, DC.

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Mother’s Day 2015

This year, the Afghan Women’s Writing Project invited the mothers of our writers in Kabul to our offices and Internet café for women to celebrate International Women’s Day.

The Afghan Women’s Writing Project has been recognized by The Women’s National Book Association and the New York State Division of Human Rights.