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Lifting Up a Thousand Silent Wives – Op Ed by Afghan Alum Kawser Amine

Lifting Up a Thousand Silent Wives – Op Ed by Afghan Alum Kawser Amine

“After the events of last August, Upwardly Global supported me (and hundreds of other Afghans) in finding a professional job. I joined CHIRLA to assist incoming evacuees and began helping Upwardly Global connect newcomers to professional development. We’ve raised thousands of dollars for women back in Afghanistan. We’re also building an online coalition of Afghan women and their supporters. Through media coverage and newsletters, we’re trying to tell the women of Afghanistan that they are not alone. We haven’t forgotten you, the thousands of silent wives, mothers and daughters.”

Read the full article by our Afghan program alum Kawser Amine in the following outlets:

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Pasadena Star News

Los Angeles Daily News

Long Beach Press-Telegram

Riverside Press-Enterprise

San Bernardino Sun

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Torrance Daily Breeze

The Redlands Daily Facts

Whittier Daily News

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