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True Teen Stories from Afghanistan and Pakistan: Surviving the Taliban

Schumacher, Cassandra,

The Taliban rose to power in the 1990s in Afghanistan and then in Pakistan. Taliban insurgents implement strict Islamic law, and any perceived transgressions are punished swiftly and brutally. Armed insurgents have attacked civilians and are notorious for limiting the rights of women and girls, including restricting access to education. This book tells the stories of teens who lived through the horrors of the Taliban occupation, surviving in the face of fear and resisting injustice.