Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan

Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan

The Martyr Who Founded RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

Book - 2003
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Meena founded the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan in 1977 as a twenty-year-old Kabul University student. She was assassinated in 1987 at age thirty, and lives on in the hearts of all progressive Muslim women. Her voice, speaking for freedom, has never been silenced. The compelling story of Meena's struggle for democracy and women's rights in Afghanistan will inspire young women the world over.
"Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan" is a portrait of a courageous mother, poet and leader who symbolizes an entire movement of women that can influence the fate of nations. It is also a riveting account of a singular political career whose legacy has been inherited by RAWA, the women who hold the keys to a peaceful future for Afghanistan. RAWA has authorized this first-ever biography of their martyred founder.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780312306892
Branch Call Number: 303.484092 Meena-C
Characteristics: xii, 208 p. : ill


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Aug 04, 2011

a very detailed book about an amazing heroine. in this biography i learned how meena herself had founded RAWA and the sacrifices she had to make by going and travelling as well as leaving her child with one of her great friends..a great biography

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