Basira Raoufi

Afghanistan

Basira Raoufi

Basira Raoufi was born in 1992 and grew up in Kabul. She finished secondary school after the fall of Taliban and later joined the Turquoise Mountain Institute for Afghan Art and Architecture where she studied carpentry, jali-making and decorative wood carving. While woodworking is a very unusual choice of profession for a woman in Afghanistan, Basira graduated and got a job with...

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