In Norway, I finally found out what it means to be a truly independent woman | Hasina Shirzad

After leaving Afghanistan I was unprepared for life in a country where tasks are not strictly divided between the sexes

My life story might be summed up like this: I’ve travelled from one of the worst countries in the world for women to one of the best countries. I am an Afghan refugee in Norway. Adaptation is a process, and comparing these two countries would be totally unfair but I would like to share my insights into what it feels like to be an independent woman in both countries.

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