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.
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