Afghanistan, Kabul. Shakiva, women in burka in her bedroom, holding photo of slain husband.
Bamiyan, Afghanistan 2007 (R)
Women who had once been doctors, lawyers and professionals in this country are now beaten by their husbands for a violation as menial as showing an inch of skin on their wrists. I was impressed with the resiliency of Afghan women who were so determined to take reclaim their lives. Many secretly meet in backroom classes learning to read so they know if...more »