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Afghan Female Journalists Fight for Their Place In the Newsroom

Women reporters aim to remain at the forefront of their stories; now international media outlets need to hire them

Diba Akbari. Photos courtesy of the author.

“A“Afghanistan is a horrible place, especially for women. This is not true, but it is how the international media show my country,” says 21-year-old Diba Akbari, a…

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Lynzy Billing

Lynzy Billing

Investigative journalist and photographer based between Afghanistan and the Philippines • Twitter and Instagram: @LynzyBilling

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