Al Jazeera: Khatera is determined to bring the father who raped her to justice even as family members threaten to kill her.
“Every woman in this country has a hundred owners. It’s always been like that. Fathers, brothers, uncles, neighbours. They all believe they have the right to speak on our behalf and make decisions for us. That’s why our stories are never heard but buried with us underground.” – Mani Mosawi, filmmaker
But what if the stories of Afghan women were heard? What if they succeeded in fighting the cultural, familial and legal forces that strive to keep them silent? And what if the words they spoke were a demand for justice? Click here to read more (external link).