Afghan Women – Part 2

A collection of photos by Maria Amiri (taken in 2007)

Students at the library studying Agriculture
Female students from the Fine Arts department at Kabul University – modernly dressed, with make-up and small headwear. These kind of intellectual women are encouraging others to follow them – braking the conservative way of clothing, which is the burqa.
Shaima – Dari teacher and TV presenter,
running her cultural program called
“Jak Chaman-Gol” at Afghan state TV
Women – modern dress, but covered in a traditional way. She is shopping with her daughter in the Kabul City Center.
Mariam with her friend attending the first Polish film festival in Kabul

Part 1