Folsom, 15, has six younger brothers and sisters at home. She sells cacao, polishes boots, and collects shoes she finds in the garbage to burn at home to help keep the house warm in the winter.
Shakiba N. is a university student. When the Taliban were overthrown she was ten years old and allowed to begin school.
What is there to write that can make
The world listen
Should I talk about immigration?
About all those injured
Killed in Kabul’s attack!
No lane is named after a woman
Yet the houses lining these streets
Are crowded with women who suffer
She is a mighty woman who has raised her sons, faced discrimination, and solved her economic problems alone.
Most of the old women were wearing long, wide scarves in different colors, which looked like half tents blowing in the wind.
Life in Barchi is hard, but interesting. The day starts at 4:00 AM and ends after midnight for both men and women.
I am a girl
From the provinces of Afghanistan.
From Ghor, Faryab, Baghlan.
I prefer to learn in a school rather than in a tent
And I prefer to learn in a tent rather than no tent and no school