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We are Afghan women : voices of hope

Author: Laura Welch Bush; George W. Bush Presidential Center,
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We Are Afghan Women chronicles the lives of young and old, daughters and mothers, educated and those who are still learning. Their stories are a stark reminder that women's progress in society, business, and politics cannot be taken for granted. Many of these women face serious risks for speaking so openly, but they want the world to listen. Their words will change not only how we as Americans see Afghanistan but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Welch Bush; George W. Bush Presidential Center,
ISBN: 9781501120503 1501120506 9781501120510 1501120514
OCLC Number: 921926649
Description: xxii, 330 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Living. Zainularab Miri --
Khatereh Soltani --
Belquis Gavagan --
Shamsi --
Khadija --
Hodei Sultan --
Razia Jan --
Wazhma Furmuli --
Learning. Dr. Sakena Yacoobi --
Nang Attal --
Lina Shafaq --
Mastoora Arezoo --
Working. Mina Sherzoy --
Zahra --
Freshta Hazeq --
Najiba Faiz --
Nasim Gul Azizi --
Kobra Dastgirzada --
Manizha Wafeq --
Surviving. Asía Frotan --
Massoma Jafari --
Manizha Naderi --
Laila Hayat --
Najia Nasim --
Challenging. Naheed Esar --
Laila Samani --
Samira Kitman --
Nasima Rahmani --
Naheed Farid --
Afghanistan timeline.
Responsibility: introduction by Laura Bush ; George W. Bush Institute.

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Here are Afghan women in their own words. Words that are by turns inspiring, moving, courageous, and heart breaking.  Read more...

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