The teacher

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© Teresa Nabais
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UploadedSeptember 2, 2009
TakenJuly 2, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/40 sec at f/3.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length25 mm
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During the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, women were barred from working outside the home with only a few exceptions. The ban on women’s work also applied to female teachers. Despite the threats against female teachers that still exist, especially in the southern and eastern provinces of Afghanistan, many thousands of them have now returned to work.

In the In this girls' world photo essay.

14 responses

  • mad paule

    mad paule said (1 Sep 2009):

    beautiful :)

  • Kelly McErlean

    Kelly McErlean gave props (2 Sep 2009):

    great shot!

  • John Conneely

    John Conneely said (2 Sep 2009):

    Welcome back... what a beautiful series, looking foward to seeing more of your trip.

  • David McCrillis

    David McCrillis gave props (4 Sep 2009):


  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (9 Sep 2009):

    Congrats T...U did it. When I get a mo I will have a better look. Great series & vot´d.

  • Ib Corneliussen Nielsen

    Ib Corneliussen Nielsen gave props (19 Sep 2009):

    Great shot and fine little story.

  • conchita. del. mundo.

    conchita. del. mundo. gave props (21 Nov 2009):

    excellent portrait. what a special person she is to do take on the task that she takes on every day. making such a difference in these young lives.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 May 2010):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (most excellently).

  • Don Lupo

    Don Lupo gave props (6 Jun 2010):

    Fantastic and powerful portrait of a very strong person.

  • Woj

    Woj (Deleted) gave props (7 Sep 2010):

    powerful portrait

  • Benn Bell

    Benn Bell gave props (2 Nov 2010):

    Wonderful portrait. Powerful commentary.


    MARCO MEYO   gave props (2 Nov 2010):

    Powerful image and description..... You can almost see the pride in her expression...

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (3 Jan 2011):

    Great shot! Well seen!

  • Fontan Costa Manuela

    Fontan Costa Manuela said (9 Feb 2011):

    Very nice shot !

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