“I was born in a green and beautiful village in 1944. My father was the village’s master, so we were almost rich and had lots of lands and gardens.”
Maryam O. was born in Kabul province in the early years of the Taliban. Her family spent several years in Pakistan and Iran. She is a university student and hopes to study business administration.
Masooda R. was born in Kabul, the daughter of a shopkeeper, but the family spent four years in Pakistan during the Taliban years and she attended school there. She is a medical student.