Afghan Women's Writing Project
We have survived the unbelievable because of our terrible past. I believe I am ready for a new Afghanistan.
That election brought new hurdles because the Taliban was threatening to cut the fingers of any women who voted.
Nowruz, which comes on Friday this year, is the first day of the new year in Afghanistan and Afghan people have many special activities for this holiday.
It sounds very funny to me that one of them promises to create an Islamic military army for Afghanistan if he is elected president.
Women are stronger than stone and softer than feather, more beautiful than the moon, brighter than sun.
So many things
Can I read books?
Can I have friends?
Can I laugh?
I would love to have a daughter someday. My parents, friends, and relatives all ask me why I would love to have a daughter.
Every country has its legends, honored names
who fought, and showed us how to fight.
A girl in my country reads their stories
And is given hope.
Arezoo was born in Kabul in 1988 and graduated from high school. She is married and has a young son.
History is changed by the small actions of ordinary people. —Zahra A.
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