2 mn read In the midst of Afghanistan's stringent customs and societal norms, I found myself at a crossroads, grappling with the weight of my past decisions. The unexpected turn in my life occurred when I formed a friendship with a young man, and it was decided that he would propose to me. In order to comply with Afghan traditions, we chose to claim that we had no prior knowledge of each other before the marriage proposal, for Afghanistan's strict rules on pre-marital relationships carried the weight of severe consequences and social criticism.
< 1 mn read Deceived by the devil Maybe an angel from the generation of fire Which showed my honesty and simplicity and deceived me. I was fatima I was the queen of tomorrow. Sometimes they put heaven under my feet and sometimes imperfect intellect. Sometimes addressed me half the men, sometimes they stoned me. Sometimes they swore by my […]
< 1 mn read I don’t know who destroyed my country, but I saw who paid the price. How painful it is to count the days when schools start. There is no urgency for protecting women rights in Afghanistan. Why can’t we work like men, study, have our own wedding choices? Why can’t we travel like men, and do […]
2 mn read It’s very disheartening that we have no hope for tomorrow. We live in a country where rights of women have always been violated. We want every girl and every woman to achieve their dreams and make their family proud. Women who are the breadwinners’ of their home must work outside the home. Today I met […]