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Shirley: Fighting for Afghani gender equality as a white woman

Imagine being in ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž. Real love. Puppy love. Passionate love. Sometimes youโ€™re lucky and you marry the love of your life. You have children with him, or her, and you grow old together. Or maybe not. But you still got to fall in love, fall out of it, get hurt, grieve some and do it all over again.Now imagine all of that is not a choice. Youโ€™re forced to marry. Youโ€™re not allowed to take compliments, wait.. you don't even know HOW to take a compliment because youโ€™ve never been taught to. Youโ€™re not allowed to defend yourself, the men will do that for you. And of course: school is not for you. ๐๐ž๐œ๐š๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎโ€™๐ซ๐ž ๐š ๐ฐ๐จ๐ฆ๐š๐ง.โ €So when Shirley set...

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