Free Women Writers


Free Women Writers is a collective of writers and students working for gender equality and social justice in Afghanistan. Visit our website for empowering stories, poems, and more:

  1. Books
    We Have Written a Book!

    You Are Not Alone is a collection of stories written and inspired by four years’ worth of conversations with Afghan…

  2. Society
    A Local Individual

    A member of Free Women Writers, Zahra is a sophomore in high school who loves writing and poetry. Zahra cares…

  3. Gender Based Violence
    Always a Survivor

    This powerful poem is written by Zahra Wakilzada - a sophomore in high school, an aspiring writer and poet, and…

  4. Refugees
    I Survived for a Reason

    By an anonymous writer from Afghanistan My parents wanted a son, My birth disappointed them. A few weeks after I…