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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Take my hand

In my country, Hijab is a coercion that eliminates the identity of women, making us witness them as mere individuals without discerning their characters. Therefore, the face of the woman in the photo is not visible, and we can only see her hand stretched out to ask for help in her attempt to find emancipation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: Mashhad, Iran
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Mohammad Sorkhabi