Malalai Joya is a female member of the Afghan parliament. For a long time now she has been speaking out and campaigning against the warlords that rule Afghanistan, who have the support of the US and their allies. When the Taliban were overthrown seven or so years ago, people in the West were told that things would be better for the Afghan people, especially Afghan women, but this is far from the case. Malalai Joya has now written a book about her experiences. You can read more here.