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Salim Hussaini

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Salim Hussaini is the pseudonym for a Kabul-based women's rights activist. He uses a pseudonym to protect his safety.

Articles

Why I’m breaking the cycle of violence in Afghanistan

Why I’m breaking the cycle of violence in Afghanistan

By — January 28, 2013
I never realized how devastating our culture was for women until my brother-in-law tortured my sister. Growing up in Afghanistan, I had already watched my father beat my mother—but that was seen as just another part of daily life. Then the cycle of violence continued when I myself became an abuser. more »