TEHRAN.(Iranart) – A collection of Persian stories that illustrate Afghan women fighting against fettering traditions in their patriarchal society has been published in Persian.
Zahra Nuri, an Afghan woman who lives in Tehran, is the author of “Red Thread Instead of Her Lips”, which is composed of eleven short stories.
In the collection, she tells stories about the shackles of a patriarchal society, which are seen in Iran and other countries in the Middle East.
Reading between the lines, the stories also feature problems facing the Afghan men who live in exile.
The stories also are also full of Afghan proverbs and terms, which have been explained by footnotes.
Paydayesh publishing house in Tehran is the publisher of “Red Thread Instead of Her Lips”.