Reason to Donate 4: Your sponsorship of our students is the most valuable part of our program. Women and girls have often been the worst victims of conflict. Under the Taliban, women were forced to wear an all-encompassing burqa in public and barred from working outside the home.
Who are the bacha posh of Afghanistan? Why are girls disguised as boys in Afghanistan? In Afghanistan, men make most of the decisions and women and girls hold very little value. From the moment she is born, an Afghan girl has very few rights and little control over her own life.