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Awarded by The European Journalism Centre to report on gender equality in Afghanistan
kiana hayeri
May 23, 2017
Very excited to announce that our team have been granted by EJC and I will be teaming up with Sophia Jones and Sitara Sadaat to intimately tell the stories of the women - especially mothers - struggling for their rights and a better future in a violent but changing Afghanistan, portraying them as active agents, not victims. 
Stay tuned for our stories coming out over the next year. 


Project name: Rebelling And Rebuilding In Afghanistan: Stories of women fighting for their rights - and lives - in one of the most dangerous places on Earth
Team: Sophia Jones (Project lead), Kiana Hayeri, Sitara Sadaat
Description: This project intimately tells the stories of the women - especially mothers - struggling for their rights and a better future in a violent but changing Afghanistan, portraying them as active agents, not victims.
Project locations: Afghanistan
Media outlets: Public Radio International (co‐production of the BBC), De Correspondent (NL), Refinery 29 (DE)
Budget: €19,731.00 

Kiana Hayeri

Iranian documentary photographer Kiana Hayeri focuses on migration, adolescence and sexuality in societies dealing with oppression or conflict.
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