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The Underground Girls of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised as Boys

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The Underground Girls Of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised as Boys - Nordberg, Jenny
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An Afghan woman's life expectancy is just 44 years, and her life cycle often begins and ends in disappointment: being born a girl and finally, having a daughter of her own. For some, disguising themselves as boys is the only way to get ahead. Nordberg follows women such as Azita Rafaat, a parliamentarian who once lived as a Bacha Posh, the mother of seven-year-old Mehran, who she is raising as a Bacha Posh as well, but for different reasons than in the past. There's Zahra, a teenage student living as a boy who is about to ...

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The Underground Girls Of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised as Boys 2015, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781844087754

Mass-market paperback

The Underground Girls Of Kabul: The Hidden Lives of Afghan Girls Disguised as Boys 2014, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781844087747

Trade paperback