Second Thursday Book Discussion Group

Strange: Where and How People Live    The Underground Girls of Kabul: in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan Jenny Nordberg.

In Afghanistan, where gender roles are rigidly prescribed, it is not uncommon for a girl to pass her childhood as a boy, in order to provide a son for a family without a male heir. The role of women in this society is the focus of Western attention and phlianthropy and the results are far from clear.

Copies to check out are available at the Lebanon Reference desk.

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Lebanon All Purpose Room
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