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Light of Ashes

The former child bride who is using her story to liberate Afghan women

The former child bride who is using her story to liberate Afghan women

Zahra Yaganah, 32, is an Afghan survivor. She survived beating, violence, and a forced, abusive child marriage when she was only 13 years old. Zahra Yaganah, 32, is also an Afghan writer, exposing what life is like for girls and women in certain Middle Eastern countries. Her book, Light of Ashes, is a best seller and empowers women to fight for freedom and autonomy.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/18/zahra-yaganah-afghanistan-child-bride-author-light-of-ashes-book