The Two Finger Test

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

A Girl in the Masjid

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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

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