Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Veiled Rebellion: VeiledRebellion020

Gulam Farouq, a soldier in the Afghan National Army, hands out bread to Afghan widows and other women outside the shrine to Sufi poet and philosopher Kwaja Abdullah Ansari in Herat. In a country with 35 percent unemployment and 36 percent of people living below the poverty line, Afghan soldiers and police officers typically collect donations from visitors in the area around the shrine and pass them on to the poor and the disabled.

Gulam Farouq, a soldier in the Afghan National Army, hands out bread to Afghan widows and other women outside the shrine to Sufi poet and philosopher Kwaja Abdullah Ansari in Herat. In a country with 35 percent unemployment and 36 percent of people living below the poverty line, Afghan soldiers and police officers typically collect donations from visitors in the area around the shrine and pass them on to the poor and the disabled.