The Most Difficult Battles in Afghanistan

Bitter Roots Tender Shoots: The Uncertain Fate of Afghanistan's Women By Sally Armstrong Penguin Group Canada $32 304 pp. C onfined to subservient roles more often than not, deprived of many and most freedoms, and victims to the most atrocious and unimaginable violence and horror, the common experiences shared by the women of Afghanistan are a uniting force even in the depths of the war-torn country.

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 01/28/2009 12:00 am EST

Bitter Roots Tender Shoots: The Uncertain Fate of Afghanistan's Women

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