I spoke with Rebecca Chao, deputy web editor of Foreign Affairs, about the bacha posh tradition of Afghanistan, a middle aged bacha posh (Ukmina Manoori) who has fought alongside men and what my upbringing was like. She asked some great questions.
Nadia chats with Sara Nics of Wisconsin Public Radio's TTBOOK program about the liberties of Afghan women, the reasons for the bacha posh tradition and why this story had to be told. Excerpts read by author.
On May 27th, Baltimore's WYPR 88.1 aired Sheila Kast's interview with Nadia Hashimi on their Maryland Morning segment. They discussed The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, life in Afghanistan and Nadia's upcoming projects.
On May 15, 2014, Nadia participated in a panel discussion on Huff-Post Live moderated by Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani. Other panelists included Manizha Naderi of Women for Afghan Women and Esther Sharma, a maternal health expert working in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's elections are supposed to secure greater rights for women in the country. But how far will they? HuffPost Live speaks to Afghan women in the country and in the U.S. to discuss self-emancipation and human rights.