The Afghan Girls Who Live As Boys

Click the picture above to read an absolutely fascinating story about girls in Afghanistan who are forced by their parents to dress and live like boys. Some girls come out of this practice emotionally traumatized, but other claim that they actually benefit from being able to experience “freedoms they would never have had if they had lived as girls.” Whatever the response, this practice is being used to fuel the human rights discussion in Afghanistan about the inequalities between men and women. Read more about this practice at BBC News.

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