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The Afghan voice that won't be silenced (CNN)

By Monica Sarkar, CNN

CNN) — Dressed modestly, with a red headscarf loosely draped over her head and shoulders, she steps onto the stage and nervously paces back and forth. 1,250 more words

Steve McCurry Photography Exhibition

Steve McCurry is American journalist who is known as photographer of Afghan Girl (Şarbat Gula). This photograph was takenn in 1985 by Steve McCurry and both the girl and the photographer were known by all the world. 168 more words


Considered one of the greatest photos ever taken, Afghan Girl (made the cover of National Geographic!) captures the haunting beauty of a young girl trapped in a desperately poor, wartorn land.  301 more words

Elodie Morel from Christie's France On: The Value of a Photograph

They say a picture is worth a thousand words but quite often, a viewer drawn by the works of Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Margaret Bourke-White will start to ask themselves: “ 770 more words


World Day Against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO) sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. 119 more words


Chester County DA: 'Afghan Girl' Print, McCurry Works Stolen In Inside Job

EXTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a print of the famous “Afghan Girl” photograph that once graced the cover of National Geographic is among dozens of items stolen from a suburban Philadelphia art gallery. 117 more words