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The breadwinner : a graphic novel —Ellis, Deborah, 1960- author.
Book
2018
7 available of 8 items

This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban s rule in Afghanistan.

A woman among warlords : the extraordinary story of an Afghan who dared to raise her voice —Joya, Malalai.
Book
2009
11 available of 11 items

In the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's "Infidel," and also the subject of an award-winning documentary, this impassioned, first-person account tells of a courageous young Afghani woman who risks her life by denouncing the...

Mountain to mountain : a journey of adventure and activism for the women of Afghanistan —Galpin, Shannon.
Book
2014
3 available of 3 items

"Being inspired to act can take many forms. For some it's taking a weekend to volunteer, but for Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing ...

The breadwinner
DVD
2018
38 available of 44 items

Parvana is an eleven-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alo...

Mountain to mountain : a journey of adventure and activism for the women of Afghanistan —Galpin, Shannon.
Book
2014
4 available of 4 items

"Being inspired to act can take many forms. For some it's taking a weekend to volunteer, but for Shannon Galpin, it meant leaving her career, selling her house, launching a nonprofit and committing her life to advancing ...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Book
2003
65 available of 66 items

"Parvana's best friend, Shauzia, has fled Afghanistan and is faced with surviving on her own on the streets of Peshawar, Pakistan. With her dog as her only friend, she must scrounge for food, beg for money and look for ...

Voice of rebellion : how Mozhdah Jamalzadah brought hope to Afghanistan —Staley, Roberta, author.
Book
2019
8 available of 11 items

Many have tried to silence her, but Mozhdah Jamalzadah remains the most powerful female voice of her generation in Afghanistan, boldly speaking out about women's rights. Voice of Rebellion charts her incredible journey, ...

Global issues. Women's rights
DVD
2010
1 available of 1 items

"Despite the progress of the international women's movement in exposing and correcting human rights abuses against females, in many countries women are still fighting to attain the most basic of civil liberties. This pro...

Playing with fire women actors of Afghanistan
DVD
2013
1 available of 1 items

"In Afghanistan, women deciding to be actors make a dangerous choice. Banned under Taliban rule (1994-2001), Afghan theater is experiencing a comeback with many women at the forefront. But with powerful forces of Islamic...

We are Afghan women : voices of hope
Book
2016
6 available of 6 items

With an introduction by former First Lady Laura Bush, 'We Are Afghan Women' chronicles the lives of Afghan women in their own words. These determined women are defying the odds to lead Afghanistan to a better future and ...

Daughters of Afghanistan
DVD
2004
2 available of 2 items

A documentary chronicling the struggle for women's rights in Post-Taliban Afghanistan. Award-winning journalist and UNICEF representative Sally Armstrong witnesses heroic women fighting for the cause, and the powerful fo...

We are Afghan women voices of hope
Book On CD
2016
1 available of 1 items

Chronicles the lives of young and old, daughters and mothers, educated, and those who are still learning. These determined women are defying the odds to lead Afghanistan to a better future. Their stories are a stark remi...

The Boxing Girls of Kabul
Streaming Video
2012

A group of young Afghan women strive to become world-class boxers, training without the benefit of even the most basic facilities at the national stadium, where only recently women were executed by the Taliban. They ar...

Mud city —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
DAISY Sound Recording
2003
1 available of 1 items

Parvana's best friend Shauzia has fled Afghanistan, only to end up in a refugee camp in Pakistan. Desperate to flee to France, she decides to disguise herself as a boy once again and work or beg until she can get away. ...

The breadwinner —Ellis, Deborah, 1960-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2013

Parvana has lived with her mother, father, brother and baby brother for a year and a half in the third floor of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. When Parvana's father is taken to prison for reading ...

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