When the Taliban was ousted as the ruling party of Afghanistan, the iconic images of newfound freedom were those of men shaving their beards and women removing their veils. In Women of Afghanistan, French journalist Isabelle Delloye goes beyond the images-and behind the veils-and collects the crucial and fascinating stories of Afghani women from the last quarter-century. Delloye began doing interviews while working as a teacher in Kabul shortly before the Soviet invasion of 1980. Upon returning to France, she felt compelled ...

Women of Afghanistan 2003, Ruminator Books, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9781886913592

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