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Press and praise for The Underground Girls of Kabul

Review: “Amazing depiction of women fighting for simple freedoms”
2 years ago

Review: “Amazing depiction of women fighting for simple freedoms”

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RAZIA IQBAL Saturday 27 September 2014 THE INDEPENDENT

 

THE UNDERGROUND GIRLS OF KABUL — BOOK REVIEW 

It’s arguable that working in international news as your day job can make you …
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The Washington Post reviews Underground Girls
2 years ago

The Washington Post reviews Underground Girls

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By Rachel Newcomb September 19, 2014 WASHINGTON POST 

Since the U.S. entry into Afghanistan in 2001, the idea of “saving” Afghan women has been used by politicians and the …
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Underground Girls of Kabul now out in paperback
2 years ago

Underground Girls of Kabul now out in paperback

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From the press release:

In The Underground Girls of Kabul, investigative journalist Jenny Nordberg uncovers a hidden custom that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as …
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What else are we missing in Afghanistan?
3 years ago

What else are we missing in Afghanistan?

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Q & A with Marie Claire Australia, about the work to find the Underground Girls:

Girls Dressing As Boys In Afghanistan

Shared from Marie Claire

Jenny Nordberg wasn’t looking for …
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What is a bacha posh?
3 years ago

What is a bacha posh?

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Who are the bacha posh of Afghanistan?

Bacha posh” is the term for a girl who is “dressed up like a boy.” These children are part of a hidden practice …
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BookTV Interviews Jenny Nordberg
3 years ago

BookTV Interviews Jenny Nordberg

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BachaPosh.com editor, journalist and author Jenny Nordberg recently sat down with BookTV at Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, to talk about bacha posh and the upcoming …
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