14 July 2013

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School That Teaches Afghan Girls To Speak For Themselves

Dah Yaya is an Afghan village set in stony hills and steeped in traditions that limit women to second-class status in this desperately poor country ravaged by Taliban insurgency. But in a school set up by an Afghan-American woman named a 2012 top 10 hero by TV network CNN, girls are learning to dream of a different future, of saying "no" to the dictats of their elders. [...]



School that teaches Afghan girls to speak for themselves (via AFP)
Dah Yaya is an Afghan village set in stony hills and steeped in traditions that limit women to second-class status in this desperately poor country ravaged by Taliban insurgency. But in a school set up by an Afghan-American woman named a 2012 top 10…




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