The day gone is gone forever and only memories remain in the human mind.
Editor’s note: Yesterday (December 6, 2013), the Kabul Writers Group marked the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign with a workshop on forms of gender discrimination. Here are some of their stories.
Because I am a woman,
I should not speak my ideas.
I should not have dreams.
I should not play football.
You are the one who does not sleep, but takes care of me.
When I get married, I will have to suffer it alone.
Editor’s note: Our writers in Kabul tell some of the ways they will celebrate Nowruz with their families on Tuesday, March 20th: Afghanistan’s New Year and the first day of spring.
Trust an empty soil and it will grow a flower for you
whether or not you’ve seeded it.
Trust is the origin of nature.
History is changed by the small actions of ordinary people. —Zahra A.
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