The freedom of Afghan women – Razia Arefi: ‘I don’t like to say that I lost my hope. Because when you lose your hope, you have no courage to go on’

Razia Arefi is one of the many people who have fled Afghanistan since the Taliban took over their country in august 2021. She has been living in Ieper Belgium for the past 2 years. In Afghanistan she worked for the organization Mothers For Peace. For decades, the Afghan women have been going through a lot of misfortune and struggle. But despite their courageous steps towards a better future, they’re aware of the challenges.

Forced to leave her home, she entered a gripping journey where she has to look for safety and a better future in Belgium.

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Reportage camera and sound: Katoo Bourdon
Text: Katoo Bourdon
Photo: © Katoo Bourdon