Photo of the Day

August 11, 2017

Mother and Child

An internally displaced Afghan woman holds her child in a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan. According to Amnesty International, 1.2 million Afghans were internally displaced in 2016. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Ali Hamed Haghdoust, National Geographic Your Shot

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