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Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan

The Martyr Who Founded RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

Melody Ermachild Chavis; Foreword by Alice Walker

St. Martin's Griffin

The unforgettable story of how one woman dared to start a revolution. Meena founded RAWA in 1977 as a twenty-year-old Kabul University student. She was assassinated in 1987 at age thirty but lives on in the hearts of all progressive Muslim women. Her voice, speaking for freedom, has never been silenced. The compelling story of Meena's struggle for democracy and women's rights in Afghanistan will inspire young women the world over.

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  • Melody Ermachild Chavis; Foreword by Alice Walker

  • Melody Ermachild Chavis is the author of a memoir, Altars in the Street. Accompanied by Latifa Popal, Melody traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan to interview women who knew Meena. Melody works as a private investigator defending people facing capital punishment. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is also a peace and social justice activist. All of the author's proceeds from this book will be donated to programs sponsored by RAWA.
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Meena, Heroine of Afghanistan

The Martyr Who Founded RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

Melody Ermachild Chavis; Foreword by Alice Walker

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