To Today’s Man from Today‘s Woman

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Today’s women are educated
We’re skilled in technology
We are doctors and we can treat you now!

The Mullah Outside the Mosque

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Niazi and other mullahs like him must be removed from mosques.

Fears

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How much violence can I tolerate?
What kind of sin is worth such brutality?
I am discouraged about our future

Khadija introduction

Khadija is the youngest of four children in a family that lives in eastern Afghanistan. Born in 1990, she has graduated from university and is looking for a job.

A Hazara Girl Takes Pride in Her Heritage

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I can see all the beauty of the world with my almond-shaped eyes.

It Could Be Me

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It makes me sad when I remember the girls getting married at age 13 in my village.

Voices from Jalalabad

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While I walk in the streets of Nangarhar,
I see men looking at me — they are like animals.

God’s Tears

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Once upon a time, I walked on the clouds, talked
to the moon, listened to the stars, laughed with the sun,
jumped up and down with the rain drops
into a deep ocean

Dear Mr. President

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Now we want you to work hard to provide equal rights for us. You are the one who must fight to stop violence against women.

Childhood Memories

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The day gone is gone forever and only memories remain in the human mind.