Author Archives: Annie Thuesen


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Behind the burqa

Many people in the West see the burqa as a symbol of the Taliban’s oppression of women, and indeed it is true that women were not allowed to appear in public without wearing a burqa when the Taliban was in power. However, most Afghan women still wear a burqa today, although it is no longer […]