My life is listening to rules of the game they play with us.
“Father, Father,” I say. “I want to be a doctor.”
He laughs at me.
“You are a woman. You should wash clothes.”
Let us not be angry. It is not our fault to be a mother at 13,
Let us be a kind mother now, and give opportunity to our children.
I want Frozan’s story to stand as an example of the life Afghan women face as we celebrate the 8th of March as Women’s International Day.
Living in Afghanistan, I have witnessed many kinds of violence during my lifetime. Afghan men always say that they respect women more than men in Western countries. This may be true, but not within their own families.
“I have a seven-year-old son,” she said. “He threw a stone into my brother-in-law’s house, and my brother-in-law got very angry and beat me. ‘Why did your child do this? It’s your fault,’ he yelled at me.”
I was in the car, with air conditioning, but still I felt warm,
but that woman, she must bring water from at least 100 meters.
I looked at the future of Afghan women
One person told me that there is always a war in Afghanistan. “You may be killed one day,” he said. “You had the opportunity to escape from Afghanistan, but you lost it.”