Broken Women of the Mountains: Poetry Chapbook

Broken Women of the Mountains: Poetry Chapbook

by Nida Mahmoed
Broken Women of the Mountains: Poetry Chapbook

Broken Women of the Mountains: Poetry Chapbook

by Nida Mahmoed


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Broken Women of the Mountains is a poetry collection draped in raw honesty and ache of women of Afghanistan and the tribal areas of Pakistan. Nida Mahmoed elevates the situation and circumstances of women under the Taliban rule in the effected areas through her poetry. The book is divided into two chapters, and each chapter tells an experience of war, oppression and violence against women; who live in the Afghanistan and tribal areas of Pakistan.A story of a young girl, who killed by her father because she demands to go school with her brother; left a strong impact on the poet Nida Mahmoed and she decided to raise a voice against violence and gender equality through her poetry and Broken Women of the Mountains takes readers through a journey of the most outrageous moments of women in the tribal areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781545361979
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/25/2009
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Nida Mahmoed is Pakistan's first feminist English Poet, Internet Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. She has co-founded Pakistan's First IT E-Company and sways the society, with her idea of equal pay for women at her digital agency. Nida's work swings between the feminism, gender equality and an endearment expression. Nida is in fact a passionate poet, has started writing at the age of eight. Nida is rebellious and essentially an optimist soul and believes that things will be alright. Her first book "Broken Women of the Mountains" reflects her brave personality. She did poetry against Taliban rule and violence against women; at a very young age.
Rich with emotion and frequently uplifting, Beautiful lies chronicles a critical period of self-discovery and newfound independence for Nida. Her poetry isn't merely to describe the love but it's the sound of a young woman stretching her wings and taking flight.
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