The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as "dressed up like a boy") is a third kind of child ' a girl temporarily rais...

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Main Author: Nordberg, Jenny.
Format: BOOK
Other Format: EBOOK
Language: ENGLISH
Published: Broadway Books 2015
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