Breshna Musazai took three bullets and nearly died when terrorists attacked her university two years ago. Last month, she received her degree — an achievement that’s inspired multitudes
“Just by being here today, doing what I am doing, I am proving them all wrong.”
‘I got so used to it that I forgot that it hurts; that it’s not normal’
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As the young students stood excitedly in neat rows, a young mother among them with her baby, no one had forgotten that less than a year ago this very institute in Kabul was the site of a brutal massacre — a Taliban attack on August 24, 2016 that killed at least 13 students and staff members
The self-immolation cases seen at the country’s only burns unit are a symptom of a bigger problem in the country, where violence against women is rife
The vast majority of its clients are women who want to look younger.
“I want to be a soldier in the Afghan army,” she declares proudly. “My army will reclaim our village and bring peace to the people of Samarkhail [her native region].”