The photo exhibition was held as part of a 16-day campaign to say no to discrimination against women.
Photo Exhibition Honors Influential Women In Kabul
An Afghan photographer on Friday put on display photos of four Afghan influential women in Kabul who have played vital roles in enhancing the lives of the people.
The exhibition was held under the theme of ‘From Dawn to Dusk’ which tells the story of women working outside home.
The photographer, Faiz Ahmad Sedaq, said he put the photos on display to say no to discrimination against women in the country.
Sedaq said although women make up half of the society, but they are subjected to discrimination in various areas.
“I put on display the photos to say women are half of the society and if they are deprived, in fact, half of the society faces challenges,” said Sedaq.
At least 30 photos were put on display from the four women.
Atifa Baran, a civil society activist, is one of the women pictured by the photographer as a role model.
Baran is a student of computer science at a university in Kabul and she is also an activist who works for women and street children to help them have a better life.
“There are many problems in our society, but I found out that I can work for myself and for others,” said Baran.
Olia Cheraila Ayedin is another woman whose photos have been taken by the photographer as an active woman who works for bringing changes in the lives of people, especially women.
Ayedin herself is a modeling photographer.
“Working for women is very difficult, but I fight against this problem,” said Ayedin.
Other two women whose photos were displayed in the exhibition are a freelance journalist and a doctor.
An amateur photographer from Kabul, Afrasiab Arabzada, said photography can play an effective role in reflecting such successes and bringing a change in the society.
“We can show all the incidents through photography and can tell what has not been told,” Arabzada said.