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Women of Afghanistan

Aisha’s father murdered two men in rural Afghanistan. In return, for his punishment he gave away his two daughters for marriage. Aisha was abused by her husband and in-laws so she ran away to the neighbor. The neighbors called the police and the police arrested Aisha. She went to Kandahar prison . She was pardoned and her father then returned her to her husband. The Taliban village jury then decided as punishment to cut off Ashia’s ears and nose. She was left to bleed to death. Aisha is now in the U.S. to undergo reconstructive surgery on her nose and ears at the Grossman Burns Foundation. 2010.

(WPP 1st prize, Photo of the Year, 2011)

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