Posts Tagged ‘Afghan Women’s Writing Project’

An Outlet for Afghan Women Online

An Outlet for Afghan Women Online

The New York Times reports on the Afghan Women’s Writing Project. To read the entire article, go here. If Tabasom wants to meet other Afghan writers or to use the Internet, she faces not just a four-hour walk but other constraints. “I need to have a man all the time with me when I come […]

I Saw a Woman, with Water in Her Hands « Afghan Women's Writing Project

I Saw a Woman, with Water in Her Hands « Afghan Women’s Writing Project

One day, alongside the road, I saw a woman, with water in her hands. I was in the car, with air conditioning, but still I felt warm, but that woman, she must bring water from at least 100 meters. I looked at the future of Afghan women— We call for changes, we claim we’ve made […]

Is Ramadan Fair to Girls? « Afghan Women's Writing Project

Is Ramadan Fair to Girls? « Afghan Women’s Writing Project

  Editor’s note: Islam’s month of Ramadan this year began on August 1st. Our writer has been fasting for the first week and weighs in on what is fair. “Ramadan is a special month in Islam for Muslims. During Ramadan people take fast. They don’t eat or drink anything, and they take special care to […]


From the Afghan Women's Writing Project: "Destiny Awaits"

From the Afghan Women’s Writing Project: “Destiny Awaits”

The beautiful picture above — a girl carrying bricks — is from the the Afghan Women’s Writing Project. It accompanies a work entitled “Destiny Awaits: A Lyric Essay” by one of the project’s contributors, a woman named Nasima. Here’s a description of the AWWP from their website: The Afghan Women’s Writing Project began as an […]

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