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New Zealand was the first country to give women the vote in 1893, including indigenous Maori women. In Switzerland, some women were not granted the vote for almost another 100 years to follow.
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.
Lorena Gelis Palomino who lost her life because of an unsafe clandestine abortion in Barranquilla, Colombia is one of the many women who are the leading emblem behind Colombia’s most recent wave of feminism.
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.
August 10, 2021. Documentary photographer Adam Rountree captured the days US intelligence warned that Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban. 5 days later, they took Kabul.