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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, book in Russian

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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, book in Russian

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Jenny Nordberg
In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as “dressed up like a boy”) is a third kind of child – a girl temporarily raised as a boy and presented as such to the outside world. Jenny Nordberg, the reporter who broke the story of this phenomenon for the New York Times, constructs a powerful and moving account of those secretly living on the other side of a deeply segregated society where women have almost no rights and little freedom.
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Pages: 432
Language: Russian
Product dimensions: 170 х 240 mm
Hardcover
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