Home / Books / A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice
Cover of the book A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice

A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice

This book is about Malalai Joya
In "A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice," we delve into the life of Malalai Joya, a formidable advocate for gender equality, racial justice, and voting rights, who defied the oppressive norms of her society to emerge as a beacon of reform and resilience. Published on January 25, 2011, this powerful narrative follows Joya from her early days teaching in clandestine girls' schools under the threat of the Taliban, to her electrifying stand against corruption in the Afghan Parliament. Despite surviving multiple assassination attempts and facing relentless opposition, Joya's unwavering dedication to her people's liberation and empowerment shines through. Her story is not just a tale of personal courage; it's a penetrating look into the struggles and triumphs of Afghanistan. Ideal for college students, this book not only educates but also inspires action, challenging readers to consider how they can contribute to the fight for justice and equality in their own communities. Will you raise your voice?
Published by Scribner on January 25, 2011
256 pages
ISBN: 9781439109472
Best for readers in College
This book provides valuable insights into Gender EqualityRacial Justice, and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

Find Books for College on Gender Equality, Racial Justice and Political Justice

Discover Books on Social Justice Leaders