Burka Afghanistan Gulaki Women
© Omar Sayami


Here in this country, the duty to wear masks is being discussed; the burqa is a worse burden for women in Afghanistan. This is always expected by the male Islamic society from sexual maturity onwards, like here in a small village in Badakhshan.

After the end of the Taliban government in December 2001, the requirement to wear a burka was abolished. Nevertheless, very few women still dare to leave home without a burka. This is mainly out of concern for their personal safety and reputation. | Afghanistan

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  1. No one and nothing can change in an instant. Apart from natural disasters, which cause immediate changes in societies, everything else takes time to adapt and change.
    Unfortunately, given the slowness, I believe that gender equality will still take at least another generation to be achieved.