Kiana Hayeri

Photographer
    
A Generation of Afghan Widows
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Nationality: Iranian-Canadian
Biography: Kiana (b.1988) grew up in Tehran, Iran and migrated to Toronto while she was still a teenager. Faced with the challenges of adapting to a new environment, she took up photography as a way of bridging the gap in language and culture. After an... read on

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The day I become a woman

By Kiana Hayeri — According to Islamic Shi’a laws in Iran, when a girl turns nine, she is considered to be mature enough to take on life and her religious..
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Our Fairytale

By Kiana Hayeri — Banian family arrived in Cape Town in March 2015 and they're among one of 40 Syrian families who have filed for refugee status (UNHCR reports) in..
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The day Cherry Blossoms perished

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'May god be with you my daughter...'

By Kiana Hayeri — In light of economic crisis and ongoing political oppression, the current wave of immigration out of Iran is now greater than at any point in..
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Afghan Women Demand to be Heard

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Child Soldiers

By Kiana Hayeri — Widespread use of children in armed conflict is one of the most awful trends in wars today. According to International Rescue Committee (IRC), an..
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The Silent Death

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An Old Afghan Poet Polishes ‘the Heart’s Mirror’

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Yazidi Sisters

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Afghan Women On The Frontline

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TransAsia Train

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Single Mothers of Afghanistan

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Bombed by ISIS, an Afghan Wrestling Club Is Back: ‘They Can’t Stop Us’

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Your Veil is a Battleground

By Kiana Hayeri — Your Veil is a Battleground  is a continuation of Beyond The Veil project. Inspired by the title of Barbara Kruger's controversial piece, "..
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"The Taliban Made Me Fight"

By Kiana Hayeri — The boys in what Badam Bagh officials call the suicide bombers wing ranged in age from 12 to 17. Their cases were in various stages; some had been..
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