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Photos: The women and girls of Afghanistan

By Reuters | August 18th 2021

Khatera, 33, an Afghan police woman who was blinded after a gunmen attack in Ghazni province, speaks during an interview in Kabul, Afghanistan. [Reuters]

Afghan girls cover their faces as they ride on swings during the first day of the Muslim holiday of the Eid al-Adha, in Kabul, Afghanistan. [Reuters]


Shamsia Alizada, 18, who topped the country's university entrance exam, poses for a picture after an interview at her house in Kabul, Afghanistan. [Reuters]

Afghan women mourn inside a hospital compound after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. [Reuters]

Female students of American University of Afghanistan hug each other as they arrive for new orientation sessions at the school in Kabul, Afghanistan. [Reuters]

Members of Afghan robotics girls team, which was denied entry into the United States for a competition, work on their robots in Herat province, Afghanistan. [Reuters]

Fakria Azizi, a member of the Zohra orchestra, an ensemble of 35 women, practises during a session at Afghanistan's National Institute of Music in Kabul, Afghanistan. [Reuters]


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