The movie I watch
The road I walk
The restaurant I see
The song I hear
Women’s actions are never taken seriously in Afghanistan, but the radical Kubra Khademi walking down the street in her metal suit encouraged discussion of street harassment all across Kabul.
Mom looks at me and says,
“Daughter! You must work even harder
Because you will marry soon, very soon!”
In front of you, I am a woman, your slave, a tired face of fear
What do I mean to you?
I know the answer: A victim of tolerance, a friend of silence
Our Islamic teacher at university said that because women cannot fast for all thirty days of Ramadan and cannot pray every day, women are half believers and narrow minded.
History is changed by the small actions of ordinary people. —Zahra A.
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