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Ultimately the People Will Decide


Ultimately the people will decide.  A burqa-clad woman contemplates the police.  March, 2010, Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Photo by Gregory M. “Deke” Gassett of the United States of America.

Contest entry A0148.

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Afghanistan Women


Afghan women; taken at Taken at Kabul Airport in August 2006.

Photo by Gancho Kamenarski of Bulgaria.

Contest entry A0116.

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Going Home


Some western observers have stated that Afghan women play a sub-serviant part in Afghan society.  This may not be the case – Discuss.

Photo by Iain Cochrane of Scotland, the United Kingdom.

Contest entry A100.

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Woman with Burqa


The photo shows a woman with burqa in a little sandstorm, near of Balkh.

Photo by Dirk Haas of Germany.

Contest entry A0101.

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Women in Afghanistan are hidden, camouflaged into the rich tapestry of a culture dominated by religion.

Photo by Paula Hanasz of Poland.

Contest entry A0077

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