Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Chadari (aka Burqa)

I’m sharing these photos to remind you and myself, that beneath each Chadari is a determined and beautiful Afghan woman. Covered by cloth is a brave mother holding her child, a courageous sister buying groceries, a determined daughter making her way to an education center, a bride-to-be choosing her wedding outfit, a pregnant woman on her way to the hospital, a frail grandmother visiting family, a loved friend shopping for a birthday present…..and the list goes on.

To wear a Chadari may or may not be each woman’s choice, but despite this fact, they are still WOMEN. Being covered doesn’t lessen their worth as women. I don’t ask you to like or agree with Chadari, I sure don’t. All I ask of you as you browse through these photos, is to think of those who wear the Chadari, as what they are…people.

Saturday, May 25, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
Saturday, January 19, 2013
 
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