Girls Will Be Boys

In Afghanistan, a bacha posh is a girl whose parents are raising her as a boy. This hour, we’ll explore this phenomenon and what it says about the country’s patriarchal society with Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan.

To get ready for today’s show, be sure to read Emily Hauser’s review of the book from Sunday’s Dallas Morning News.