Category Archives: women

The Dark Ages (cont.)

Remember people saying that the position of women in Afghanistan would be immeasurably improved by invasion? Wasn’t that one of the reasons we ‘went in’? Well, read this from today’s Independent, about the murder of Malalai Kakar. Here’s an extract: Commander … Continue reading

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Women in wartime (2)

If you’d like to see more of Patrizia Casamirra’s extraordinary collection of photographs of women in wartime (in Argentina, Bosnia, Guatemala, Palestine and Rwanda), get hold of a copy of this week’s Internazionale. And don’t miss the cartoon on p. … Continue reading

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Women in wartime

If you happen to be in Amsterdam in March, don’t miss this exhibition of photographs by Patrizia Casamirra. They’re powerful, necessary works, moving yet unrhetorical. They deserve a wider audience.

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