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Afghanistan Timeline

By leticia
  • Woman savior of the battle of Maiwand

    Woman savior of the battle of Maiwand
    Malalai, a woman from a small village, brought reasurance and encouragement to soldiers in the battle of Maiwand. When the flag runner was dead she took off her vail and encouraged the soldiers who had lost hope. Although she died, she will never be forgotten. SOURCE:
  • Soraya Tarzi

    As queen she fought hard for women's rights and freedoms in Afghanistan. She was one of the most influenced women in the muslim world.
  • Amir Habibullah

    Amir Habibullah opened a school for girls. He was influenced by Soraya Tarzi and all that she was about. SOURCE: