Deborah Ellis’s The Breadwinner tells the heart-wrenching story of an 11-year-old Afghani girl, Parvana, who lives in a one-room apartment in a war-torn Taliban-era Afghanistan with her father, mother, two sisters, and baby brother. 339 more words
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Trying hard to come out of the devastating war-afflicted period, Afghan women are now focusing on an image-makeover. With some help, of course.
After 25 long years of oppression, a dilapidating economy, a renewed vigor is taking over the women community with a Bay Area company trying to instill life into the dead world. 135 more words
A teenager who was born in Uzbekistan has become the first Muslim beauty contestant to becrowned Miss England. Hammasa Kohistani, 18, said she was “happy to make history” and was looking forward to representing England in the Miss World championships in China. 152 more words
Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of the month of Ramadan. ‘Fitr’ means to break and it signifies the breaking of the fasting period and of all evil habits. 124 more words