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Drawing Water

A woman with her brother are busy drawing water from a local river.

Photo by David Elmore of the United States of America.

Contest entry A0163.

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Quite a View


A gunner on a Chinook dangles her legs out the back of the helicopter over Lowgar province.

Contest entry D0101.

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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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Female Soldier – That’s Great!


Taken in Aca Saray village near Kabul on 04.11.2006.

Photo by Gancho Kamenarski of Bulgaria.

Contest entry D0072.

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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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Mother in Chaghcharan hospital.

Photo by Tomas Balkus of Lithuania.

Contest entry A0050.

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Policewoman on Duty


The photo is about policewoman on her duty in Herat City. She is very young with great expectation. She is professional in using of weapons.

Photo by Massoma Hassan of Afghanistan.

Contest entry C0006.

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