The Two Finger Test


In the Afghan judicial system, women and girls accused of “moral crimes” are ordered to have vaginal tests.

A Girl in the Masjid


The clock turns 8:45 p.m.,
and I hear Mullah’s Adhan.
I need to get ready, for now I’m in
a rush.

My Broom Sweeps the Dust


Mom looks at me and says,
“Daughter! You must work even harder
Because you will marry soon, very soon!”