Through photography, Afghan youth from around the country are showing their perspectives on family life, work, and landscape. Photography workshops in Kabul, Mazar, Herat, Badakshan, Panjshir, and Kandahar gave youth new skills in documentary photography and opportunities to show their work.
Afghan Youth Voices photography student Adress exercises during a photography class in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in July, 2011. " I have started learning about photography since 2005, but since I came to Afghan Youth Voices course I have learned a lot, I have leaned how to use camera and how to cover news and make photo stories." Photo By Farzana Wahidy.
Afghan Youth Voices Video student Hasina Lodin, left, exercises with her classmate during a video workshop in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in July, 2011. " It has been my first time to learn about video-journalism and I really like, but unfortunately I wouldn't have the permission to go out and work in this field so I decided to use my skills and film my relative weddings and parties." Photo By Farzana Wahidy.
Begimai Abakirova at Internews’ seminar “Youth Ideas in New and Traditional Media” in Shabdan, Kyrgyzstan experiment with flip cameras to record their own videos.
Youth journalists and producers from the M@trix, a show on technology created by and for youth in Central Asia.
Through photography, Afghan youth from around the country are showing their perspectives on family life, work, and landscape.
May 2 2012 event in Washington DC to mark Internews' 30th Anniversary and celebrate the voices of youth in media around the world.
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A student in Crimea shows her work to a National Geographic photographer, as part of Photo Camp Crimea in 2010.
Photo taken by youth, as part of the Afghan Youth Voices Festival.