Afghanistan is one of the most backwards countries in the world when it comes to gender equality, making it an interesting choice for female travelers. Here's what it's like to travel as a woman in Afghanistan.
Eid in Ishkashim, Wakhan, Afghanistan. Eid prayers, also known as Salat al-Eid (Arabic: صلاة العيد) and Salat al-Eidain (Arabic: صلاة العيدين), is the special prayer offered to commemorate two Islamic festivals.
Steve McCurry photo:Perhaps through work or play, a son is overwhelmed with fatigue. As the father protectively places his arms around his son, we witness a moment of tenderness. This image was shot in Afghanistan.