Afghan Women’s Writing Project

In the two-part essay I Am for Sale an Afghan woman describes the terror that she and her immediate family faced when she refused a marriage arranged by her uncle.

The Afghan Women’s Writing Project is the brainchild of Bay Area novelist Masha Hamilton (The Camel Bookmobile, 31 Hours), who first visited Afghanistan in 2004. Inspired by the courage of the women she met there, she created a place for Afghan women to share their stories, anonymously and uncensored. Read more about it here.