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WorldLink: Afghanistan's first female artist

Shamsia Hassani is Afghanistan's first prominent female graffiti artist. The murals she paints in her hometown of Kabul often subvert gender stereotypes and present a different image of Afghanistan — one of beauty and color. Working in war-torn Kabul comes with its own set of challenges, as Dorian Jones found out when he caught up with Hassani at an international street art festival in Istanbul.

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