Photo of the Day: Afghan Street Fashion

Mar 30, 2011
Allan MacDonell is TakePart’s News + Opinion editor, with a focus on social justice.

Afghanistan's fashion police are arguably more lenient today than they were in 2001, when America's freedom coalition interceded and removed the nation's clerical Taliban rulers.

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&39;True, it is flattering and tasteful, but where would you ever wear it?&39; (Photo: Omar Sobhani/Reuters)

Still, the women of Kabul know that the first rule of dressing for success in a repressive, tribal, war-torn society is to avoid going outside in any garment that will encourage a male to perceive you as a human being.


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