Lima introduction

Lima was born in Kandahar and lived in Kabul till she was 6 years old. During the Taliban period, she and her family lived as refugees in Pakistan. She then returned to Afghanistan, where she is the founder of a group which helps local Afghan artisans enter local and international markets, co-founder of an emergency charity foundation, and works in a variety of other fields to help women find work and Afghan children to be educated.

The Sorrow of War

The Sorrow of War

I still have nightmares of the bombing every night from years back during the civil war in Afghanistan. I see myself injured again and again every night because I was injured when I was six. Often I ask myself: “Am I a normal human being now?” I wonder.