3 comments on “Behind The Veil Of The Afghan Burqa : The Story Of An Illegitimate ‘Harami’ & An Outspoken Carefree Spirit @ “A Thousand Splendid Suns” By Khaled Hosseini.

  1. Afghanistan is one of the most challenging places in the world to be a woman:

    Many women die in pregnancy and childbirth: 460 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)

    85% of women have no formal education and are illiterate.

    Female 3rd level students as a % of Total: 18.0%

    Total live births per woman – average of 6

    1 out 10 children die before their fifth birthday.

    Life expectancy for women is 51.

  2. Rose : Indeed thanks! It was an OK book but lacks the first one “The Kite Runner”. But I certainly get fixated towards Malala!!! (Y)

    Timmy : ooppsie…can someone pay me? 🙂

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