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Malalai Joya ‘the most famous woman in Afghanistan’

September 24, 2009
a woman among warlords image joyaKnown as the “most famous woman in Afghanistan,” dissident parliamentarian Malalai Joya returns to the United States and Canada, this time to share her new political memoir, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice. You can pre-order the [US] book now: From Amazon [In the UK Joya’s book, titled Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out, is already available here]

Malalai Joya’s book tour, October 23 – November 28, will take her to New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Bellingham. And in Canada she will visit Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. Her tour is sponsored by Simon & Schuster, Afghan Women’s Mission, the Canadian Peace Alliance, Voice of Women Canada and A full schedule of events will be available shortly at these websites:

Malalai Joya’s North American Book Tour

Afghan Women’s Mission


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