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Women at War: Afghanistan

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Oct. 12, 2022 - Oct. 23, 2022

Gallery 10

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19 works of art by an anonymous leading female Afghani artist who is part of an underground, non-violent women’s resistance movement.

The artist, whose identity is being protected for fear of persecution, has been able send her work from Kabul to London to be exhibited at Cromwell Place for two weeks. Her story is featured in part one of a special Sky News commissioned documentary series airing in November. 

Women at War: Afghanistan, is a tale of extraordinary courage and resilience demonstrated by women who although persecuted by the Taliban and abandoned by the west refuse to stay quiet – even if it costs them their lives. 

The two further films in Women at War will look at the extraordinary levels of violence against women in Mexico and the women fighting for their freedom on the front line in Ukraine’s war against Russia. 

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