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Tag: Women photography
Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is #BreakTheBias with marches scheduled across the globe – but none will compare to the 2017 Women’s March. Although flawed, its impact on society’s relationship to activism can still be seen today. With IMAGO’s photographers capturing the march from different corners of the world, we look back at the lessons learned in 2017.
Kicking off Women’s Month, we take a look back at some of the highlights from IMAGO’s female photographers showcased on The Game over the last year.
Showcasing some of her collection from her time in Afghanistan, capturing the faces and lives of those still in the country - Maryam Majd finishes our Afghanistan Stories Series.
Continuing to tell their stories and trailblazing the way for Afghanistan women after creating both a space for women in media and a voice for Afghan women, we talk to three women sharing their stories around freedom of speech.
Dissecting the role of Afghanistan women within sport and their homeland culture, Sofia Bergmann writes about their achievements so far and those that are yet to come. Winning something more than trophies - the freedom to be able to be a woman in professional sport.
She was driven by the endless identities within Afghan women which the world rarely sees. Through her portraits, Hossaini aims to dismantle an often one-sided narrative surrounding her motherland.