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  • Special: Afghan Women on Gender Equality & Peace 3/23/16

    Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe

    Among those Afghan students who speak out for gender equality and peace are Halima Habibi, a founding member of the Girl Up Club–a women’s bicycling club, in Kabul–and Arifa and Mahtab, two students who are a part of the Afghan Women’s Writing Project. All share their own stories and describe the challenges for women in Afghanistan.

    Guests:
    Halima Habibi, member of the Girl Up Club
    Arifa and Mahtab, writers who have published their work with the Afghan Women’s Writing Project
    Contributing to the interviews were Ron Vannorstrand, Aaron Hughes, and Hoor Arifi

    FMI:
    borderfreecyclingteam.weebly.com/about.html
    awwproject.org/
    One of Arifa’s stories: awwproject.org/2014/12/an-afghan-girl-dreams-of-books/
    One of Mahtab’s stories: awwproject.org/2016/01/my-future-is-not-my-sheep/
    ourjourneytosmile.com

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    Published on March 23, 2016 · Filed under: Specials; Tagged as: , , ,
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