In Part 1 of this two-part series, Palestinian photographer and filmmaker Samar Hazboun shares her stark and powerful images of Palestinian women.
Aya Khatib – Wishes for a Better Playground
Through football, Aya found the means to represent Palestine and Palestinian women. She believes that by representing her country through sports Palestinian society will learn to accept women as equal players. Aya hopes for a better playground. Her football dress is a charity contribution from UNICEF. Aya’s father, who has six daughters, is her biggest supporter and regularly joins her at trainings.