1997 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 2nd prize

Riccardo Venturi

01 January, 1996

For the estimated 50,000 war widows in the capital it became very difficult to work. When the Taliban (whose name means 'students of religion' in the language of the Pathan tribe) took Kabul, women were instructed to cloak themselves in the burqa, which covers even the eyes.


Riccardo Venturi

Riccardo Venturi was born in Rome in 1966. His interest in photography began during his last years of high school and led to studies at the Istituto Superiore di Fotografia in Ro...

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