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Afghanistan: Women & Women's Rights -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / World - Asia /
Related booklists: Afghanistan, Women in Asia, Women and Islam,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Favored Daughter: One Woman
    The Favored Daughter: One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future - by Fawzia Koofi and Nadene Ghouri

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230342026 | ISBN 10: 0230342027

    As America prepares to draw down its forces in Afghanistan, this story of survival and hope from avoice of the country's most oppressed group could not be more timely.  Born to the second of her father's seven wives in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear Zari: Hidden Stories from Women of Afghanistan by Zarghuna Kargar
    Dear Zari: Hidden Stories from Women of Afghanistan - by Zarghuna Kargar

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099542186 | ISBN 10: 0099542188

    Compelling, enlightening, heart-breaking - Dear Zari is a collection of true stories from women in Afghanistan...   Dear Zari gives voice to the secret lives of women across Afghanistan and allows them to tell their stories in their own words: ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
    The Dressmaker of Khair Khana - by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848545564 | ISBN 10: 1848545568

    When the Taliban took control of Kabul, Kamila Sidiqi and all the women of Kabul saw their lives transformed. Overnight, they were banned from schools and offices and even forbidden from leaving their front doors on their own. The economy collapsed a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out by Malalai Joya
    Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out - by Malalai Joya

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846041501 | ISBN 10: 1846041503

    Malalai Joya is the youngest and most famous female MP in Afghanistan, whose bravery and vision have won her an international following. She made world headlines with her very first speech, in which she courageously denounced the presence of warlords ... more

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  • Cover image of book Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion by Elaheh Rostami-Povey
    Afghan Women: Identity and Invasion - by Elaheh Rostami-Povey

    £31.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781842778562 | ISBN 10: 1842778560

    Through years of Taliban oppression, during the US-led invasion and the current insurgency, women in Afghanistan have played a hugely symbolic role.   This book looks at how women have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, both within ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sewing Circles of Herat by Christina Lamb
    The Sewing Circles of Herat - by Christina Lamb

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780007142521 | ISBN 10: 0007142528

    In the ancient city of Herat, once the cradle of Afgahan civilization, Christina Lamb stumbled upon the Golden Needle Ladies' Sewing Circle, a group apparently dedicated to one of the few female pastimes that the Taliban regime allowed. But it was mu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis by Haideh Moghissi
    Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis - by Haideh Moghissi

    £26.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781856495905 | ISBN 10: 1856495906

    As a religion, Islam has been demonized for its gender practices like no other. This book analyses that Orientalism, with particular reference to representations of Muslim women and describes the real sexual politics of Islam. In a major feminist cr ... more

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