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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan

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An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom in Afghanistan that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl. "An astonishingly clear picture of this resourceful, if imperfect, solution to the problem of girlhood in a society where women have few rights and overwhelming restrictions."-- The Boston Globe 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 ...

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan 2015, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780307952509

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan 2014, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780307952493

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