Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Don't Let Your Daughters Go to School

“My parents told me to keep coming to school even if I am killed,” said Shamsia, 17, in a moment after class. Shamsia’s mother, like nearly all of the adult women in the area, is unable to read or write. “The people who did this to me don’t want women to be educated. They want us to be stupid things.”

- Afghan Girls, Scarred by Acid, Defy Terror, Embracing School

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