The future of Afghanistan will be very different, depending on which man wins.
It sounds very funny to me that one of them promises to create an Islamic military army for Afghanistan if he is elected president.
I was forbidden to play outside the house from early childhood. I stayed in the kitchen and watched mom while she was cooking.
I was hopeful that democracy in our country would heal my pains. But things got worse when many of those warlords became Parliament members or received high positions in government.
“I am strictly against women’s education and employment. This is the reason last year I suggested a new regulation to restrict scholarship and overseas studies for women. They return to corrupt our traditions and beliefs because they become westernized.”
The family had decided to kill us. They not only wanted to kill us, but stone us to death to teach women and girls a lesson.
“This is the final warning for you to stop your children from going to school and working with foreigners,” the men said. “We will give you one last chance and one last day.”
History is changed by the small actions of ordinary people. —Zahra A.
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