What We’ve Brought Women in Afghanistan
Women like Malalai Joya insist that, although life was hard before US invasion, life has gotten even harder since we’ve been there. Here’s a taste of life for women under the Taliban rule in Afghanistan today: How would you feel if…
-you had your fingers cut off because you had painted your nails
-you were whipped in public for showing your ankles
-you weren’t allowed to laugh loudly, or wear high heels that made any noise
These are just a taste of some of life’s hardships. Read the list
of restriction placed on both men and women under the Taliban regime.