REUTERS: In Greek migrant camp, Afghan woman finds strength in art

REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Reuters presents for the International Women’s Day, Roya, the 18-year-old Afghan who lives in the refugee and migrant accommodation structure in Thebes. There, Roya creates a parallel world with her own hands. Against today’s adversities and painful past, Roya creates a world of colors and stories through paintings. Painting is the ‘vehicle’ for Roya to express what she feels, thinks and wants to change for the women of her homeland but also for all women.

*Roya is a beneficiary of the “All Children in Education” program, implemented by SolidarityNow with the support and funding from UNICEF Greece.

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