The Underground Girls of Kabul
In Search of A Hidden Resistance in AfghanistanBook - 2014
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multcolib Feb 01, 2018
In Afghanistan, women have few rights and little freedom. In this restrictive society, a bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as "dressed up like a boy") is a a girl temporarily raised as a boy and presented as such to the outside world.
Nordberg investigates the practice of bacha posh where some parents choose to have their daughters live as sons.
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