By: Elizabeth and Liam. The Breadwinner (Glossary). Burqa. A long, tent like garment, which the Taliban have ordered women must wear whenever they go out doors.
A long, tent like garment, which the Taliban have ordered women must wear whenever they go out doors.
A piece of cloth worn by women and girls to cover their hair and shoulders.
One of the two main languages that people speak in Afghanistan.
A Moslem festival coming at the end of Ramadan, which is the month of fasting.
A cart on wheels that is pushed by hand, used to sell things in the market.
Pieces of meat on a skewer, that gets cooked over a fire.
A bomb planted into the ground, which explodes if you step on it.
Afghan bread-flat, sometimes its long and sometimes its round.
A gray or brown woolen blanket shawl that is worn by Afghan men and boys.
One of the two main languages that is spoken in Afghanistan.
Long loose shirt and trousers worn by both men and women.
The Soviet Union before its break-up, including Russia and other Communist countries in the world.
Members of the ruling party in the country of Afghanistan.
A narrow mattress used in many Afghan homes instead of chairs or beds.
A country under rule by the Taliban.