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Zarghuna Kargar - Author


Zarghuna Kargar was born in Kabul in 1982. When civil war erupted across Afghanistan, she and her family escaped to Pakistan, and it was there that Zarghuna attended a journalism course organised by the BBC. Then in 2001 her family sought asylum in the UK, and she started working for the BBC World Service Pashtu Section. She joined the team on the groundbreaking programme Afghan Woman's Hour as producer and presenter in 2004, until it was discontinued in 2010. Zarghuna now works on current affairs programmes for the BBC Afghan Service. She lives in London.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Zarghuna Kargar

Dear Zari: Hidden Stories from Women of Afghanistan by Zarghuna Kargar
Dear Zari: Hidden Stories from Women of Afghanistan
Zarghuna Kargar
Starting life as part of the BBC World Service transmission, Afghan Woman’s Hour, women were encouraged to tell their stories, it became one of the most widely listened to programmes in the country. Zarghuna Kargar interweaves her own story around...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/05/2012
Dear Zari : Stories from Women in Afghanistan by Zarghuna Kargar
Dear Zari : Stories from Women in Afghanistan
Zarghuna Kargar
Starting life as part of the BBC World Service transmission, Afghan Woman’s Hour, women were encouraged to tell their stories, it became one of the most widely listened to programmes in the country. Zarghuna Kargar interweaves her own story around...
Format: Trade Paperback - Released: 05/05/2011

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