When I want to complain or want ask for something, people say to me, “Breathing is enough for you. You should be grateful that you are alive, so don’t ask anything more.”
Look how beautifully she has drawn
the flowers and trees. Everywhere—
beautiful buds and blooms.
If you don’t have a candidate, a white vote shows that you are a citizen of Afghanistan and that the fate and future of Afghanistan are important to you.
As a young girl, Mahtab’s biggest fear was that her father would force her to marry a man she did not like, as he had done to her sister.
All of my days
A sad and endless
As an Afghan girl, my biggest fear is that one day again the Taliban will take control in Afghanistan.
“My father always says that a woman’s intellect is not complete, so we should not listen to her talk. These ideas hurt me and make me crazy. Why do men think they are the only wise humans?”
Uneducated mothers expect less from their children; therefore the children expect less of themselves.
Perhaps you have read about violence committed against Afghan women in media reports, but the one I’m about to tell you is the worst I’ve ever heard of in Herat province.