Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse: The True Story of a Woman Who Risked Everything to Bring Hope to Afghanistan

Author(s): Suraya Sadeed

Biography, Memoir & Autobiography

Suraya Sadeed grew up in a peaceful Afghanistan. Following the Soviet invasion in 1979, she left America with her family, building a new life. But after a sudden tragedy, Suraya returned to Afghanistan for a visit that changed everything. Shocked by the suffering and destruction wreaked on her homeland, Suraya was determined to help. Smuggling herself across borders in various disguises, braving warlords and drug-runners, she set up an underground girls' schools in Kabul in order to bring hope and aid to thousands of Afghans. Since then, Suraya has worked tirelessly, trying to raise funds.

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Suraya Sadeed is the Founder and Executive Director of Help the Afghan Children. She is a leading authority on the education and welfare of women and children in Afghanistan, and a pioneer in bringing innovative educational programmes to Afghanistan.

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  • : 9781844086634
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Virago Press Ltd
  • : September 2012
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2012
  • : books

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  • : Suraya Sadeed
  • : Paperback
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  • : 958.104092
  • : 288