This is from a flier about author Deborah Ellis. My sister who is a 5th grade teacher passed this info on to me and is also using Ms. Ellis' books in her classroom:
Osama bin Laden-USA and Pakistan’s intelligence agencies !
One of the thorniest issues - particularly as I am not a Muslim - is to try and write about the burqa or the niqab being worn.
Parwana Fayyaz urges President Obama and the US Senate to pass the International Violence Against Women Act, and shares her vision for a new Afghanistan—where women are empowered and free from violence.
President Obama, This is my personal message to you. (See video message at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYJjwul--5Q&feature=player_embedded#)
Efforts being made to raise awareness and combat the rise of Talibanization within Pakistan.