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The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

Cover of The Dressmaker of Khair Kh
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

The daily life of women in Afghanistan is documented in the true story of Kamila Sidiqi who, trained as a teacher, was confined to her house when the Taliban seized control of Kabul. After her father and brothers were forced to flee she supported her family by creating a thriving business, staffed by women.