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A girl from Kret village, Wakhan Corridor, with her red veil. The people of Wakhan mostly follow the Ismaili sect of Islam. They don’t have concept of veiling the women or gender segregation like other Muslims in Afghanistan. The Wakhan women show their face to and talk freely with men.

Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan, 2006

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