She is …
Not to be sold, used or exchanged,
Not a piece of paper or clean, white fabric to become soiled.
Put yourself in her place,
just for an hour. Wear the burqa.
Walk on Kabul’s streets. Feel
how difficult it is to be an Afghan woman. Think
about those days when you harassed her for no logical reason.
She is not a commodity to be hidden,
under black Hijab.
Worthless people do not know the worth
via Afghan Women’s Writing Project | She Is ….
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