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Author Kiviat, Katherine.

Title Women of courage : intimate stories from Afghanistan / Katherine Kiviat + Scott Heidler.

Imprint Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, Publisher, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.4889 KIV    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 128 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Huria Hessary, midwife trainer -- General Khatool Muhammad Zai, Afghan army paratrooper -- Homaira Habib, radio journalist -- Shagoofa Sahar, host of Good Morning Afghanistan radio -- Freeshta Sadat, abused wife -- Jamila Mujahad, TV journalist -- Lailama Nabizada, Afghan National Army helicopter pilot -- Zahra Mohammadi, divorce -- Shaima Aminy, burn unit nurse at Herat Hospital -- Suhila Fanoos, Welayet Women's Prison guard in central Kabul -- Suraya Parlika, executive director, All Afghan Women's Union -- Fareshta Kohistani, United Nations photographer -- Farzana Wahidy, photojournalist -- Mahjan, housewife -- Azima Nabi, teacher and mother of six -- Aziza Nazari, police general, human rights department -- Marina Gulbahari, actress -- Massuda Jalal, former Minister of Women's Affairs/presidential candidate -- Nadera, bread maker -- Roshan Gul, bee keeper -- Shaharzad Akbar, Kabul university student -- Friba Razayee, Afghan judo olympian -- Naheed Mirza, police academy graduate -- Mahmoda Hoseini, female mullah -- Hamida Jan, actress/refugee -- Robina Moqimyar, Afghan olympic sprinter -- Parwana Ghezel, Ariana Afghan Airlines flight attendant -- Shaima Razayee, host, Hop Music TV program -- Mariza Tamaski, supermarket saleswoman -- Fatema Kamazemyan, head of Women's Affairs Office in Bamiyan -- Malalai Kakar, criminal investigator in Kandahar -- Abeershah, fortune teller -- Shaima Rahmany, filmmaker -- Zubaida Akbar, journalist -- Safia Amma Jan, head of Women's Affairs Office in Kandahar -- Shazia Saba, office manager Bamiyan DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) -- Pashtoon Shahna, girls' high school principal -- Hanifa Jamizada, presidential election worker -- Mahgul, handicraft worker -- Miriam Farooq, language teacher/former underground teacher.
Subject Women -- Afghanistan -- Interviews.
Women -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
Women -- Afghanistan -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Heidler, Scott.
ISBN 9781423602538
1423602536

 
    
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