Photo of the Day

Picture of women in full coverings praying at a shrine in Afghanistan, near a partition that separates them from the men
July 30, 2022

Weekly Worship

Separated from the men by a partition, Shiite women pray in the Shahzada Qasim Agha Shrine in Herat, Afghanistan. This photo appeared in a December 2010 story about women in Afghanistan fighting for a just life.
Photograph by Lynsey Addario, Nat Geo Image Collection

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