Bacha Posh de Charlotte Erlih Elle vit comme un garçon, s’habille comme un garçon et passe, aux yeux de tous, pour un garçon.  C’est une bacha posh : une de ces filles élevées comme des fils dans les familles afghanes qui n’en ont pas.  À la puberté, elle doit redevenir une jeune femme. Mais quand on a goûté à l’action et à la liberté, comment y renoncer ?

Bacha Posh de Charlotte Erlih Elle vit comme un garçon, s’habille comme un garçon et passe, aux yeux de tous, pour un garçon. C’est une bacha posh : une de ces filles élevées comme des fils dans les familles afghanes qui n’en ont pas. À la puberté, elle doit redevenir une jeune femme. Mais quand on a goûté à l’action et à la liberté, comment y renoncer ?

La Cour Royale Norvegienne: SKIE EN FAMILLE AVEC DE JEUNES RÉFUGIÉS

La Cour Royale Norvegienne: SKIE EN FAMILLE AVEC DE JEUNES RÉFUGIÉS

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -MARCH 6 : Olympic track star Mehbooba Ahadyar,19, runs along a dirt track on a hill overlooking the capitol city March 6, 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ahadyar is one of the three Afghan athletes that are already confirmed for competing in the Olympics in Beijing. Mehbooba is the only female, she will compete in the 1500 meter and also the 3000. Elle n'a pas concourru, fuyant le site d'entraînement afghan en Italie avant les jeux et demandant l'asile à la Norvège.

Mehbooba Ahadyar in Afghan Olympians Train For Beijing

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -MARCH 6 : Olympic track star Mehbooba Ahadyar,19, runs along a dirt track on a hill overlooking the capitol city March 6, 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ahadyar is one of the three Afghan athletes that are already confirmed for competing in the Olympics in Beijing. Mehbooba is the only female, she will compete in the 1500 meter and also the 3000. Elle n'a pas concourru, fuyant le site d'entraînement afghan en Italie avant les jeux et demandant l'asile à la Norvège.

This is the cover of the Newsweek Magazine from January 28, 1980. This was after President Jimmy Carter stated that the US would not be participating in the Olympics unless they were relocated. The Afghanistan Invasion was a hard situation in the last year of Carters presidency and he had to make the decision on whether to participate in the Olympics or not. Carter's decision would later influenced over 50 countries not to participate in the Olympic Games, along side the United States.

This is the cover of the Newsweek Magazine from January 28, 1980. This was after President Jimmy Carter stated that the US would not be participating in the Olympics unless they were relocated. The Afghanistan Invasion was a hard situation in the last year of Carters presidency and he had to make the decision on whether to participate in the Olympics or not. Carter's decision would later influenced over 50 countries not to participate in the Olympic Games, along side the United States.

Oubaali of France fights against Afghanistan

Oubaali of France fights against Afghanistan

Women were first allowed to compete at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Women were first allowed to compete at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Sadaf Rahimi.... Afghanistan's first female Olympic boxer. Changeling stereotypes about what it means to be a women, Muslim,  an athlete. And she is only 18!

The Challenger

Sadaf Rahimi.... Afghanistan's first female Olympic boxer. Changeling stereotypes about what it means to be a women, Muslim, an athlete. And she is only 18!

Tahmina Kohistani, an Afghan female sprinter and the only woman to compete for her country.  Go Tahmina!    In Afghanistan, she tried to take a taxi and told her driver she was headed to the stadium to train for the Olympics in London. The man stopped the car.     "Get out of my cab!" the driver shouted, throwing her out into the street. "Do not show me your face. I am not going to drive you there."

Afghani female sprinter resists country's old ideals, vows to show women new future

Tahmina Kohistani, an Afghan female sprinter and the only woman to compete for her country. Go Tahmina! In Afghanistan, she tried to take a taxi and told her driver she was headed to the stadium to train for the Olympics in London. The man stopped the car. "Get out of my cab!" the driver shouted, throwing her out into the street. "Do not show me your face. I am not going to drive you there."

German gymnast Plilipp Boy slips off the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)      Australia's Clayton Fredericks lays near his horse Bendigo as he fell down while competing in the Eventing Cross Country equestrian event at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park, July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

German gymnast Plilipp Boy slips off the horizontal bar during the Artistic Gymnastics men's qualification at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Australia's Clayton Fredericks lays near his horse Bendigo as he fell down while competing in the Eventing Cross Country equestrian event at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park, July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Afghanistan Lady, Sadaf, hopes to box at Olympics. Outstanding!

Afghanistan Lady, Sadaf, hopes to box at Olympics. Outstanding!

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