In honor of International Women’s Day — here is “Disappearing” by Yemeni Photographer Bushra Almutawakei — shared by Fundação José Saramago on her behalf: You, too, have permission to share this image. Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related 13 Comments That is an ominous and powerful image, Nicola. Thanks for sharing it with us! How did you find this work of Art? LikeLike Reply It was shared with me via Mr Ps brother who receieved it from the Nont for Profit Foundation itself. After sharing our womens celebration yesterday – this to me was the perfect reason for doing so and a stark reminder that many women still do not have our freedoms and some women do still dissapear. Thank you for publishing it as it is – I was quite lost for words and I am not sure any words that I could find would do it justice. LikeLike Reply Yes, sometimes we can’t add more drama or tension or meaning to an image with our words. The actual disappearing before our eyes is the entire message. We need say nothing more — other than to express our shared outrage. LikeLike Reply I hope in time we get to see more of her photography. LikeLike Reply Me, too. I hope she’s in a safe place. I can imagine there are some in her culture who are furiously insulted by the pictorial. LikeLike Reply That was my first thought when I saw the picture. Then I thought of the bravery and courage taken by her in getting in published and asking it to be shared. LikeLike Reply Thanks for sharing this image– it says so much in just a few frames. This will be a great image to show to the “Women of Action” club on my campus. LikeLike Reply What a great idea Emily! LikeLike Reply What a powerful image! Thanks for sharing it. LikeLike Reply It needed to be shared and still needs to be shared far and wide. I am grateful to David that he allowed me some fluidity in the posting rules to enable me to do so. LikeLike Reply It was my honor to get this online for you, Nicola! What’s still most amazing about the whole sequence of images is how in the first one — they are all already all covered up! LikeLike Reply The first piture is one that remins me of my ex sister in laws family in London – it is the softermore modern edge for a family living in western socirty. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/02/04/sheikh-abdullah-daoud-saudi-arabian-cleric-fatwa-babies-burkas_n_2613803.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false&just_reloaded=1 The link is to one of the latest calls for female children to wear the burka. LikeLike Reply So much said in so little frames. I really appreciate that you shared this picture with us. LikeLike Reply Share Your Thoughts: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Post navigation Previous Previous post: From Barbie to Borrowing: Hanging Out with DadNext Next post: Move Over Gangnam Style and Harlem Shake: Here Comes Grumpy Cat!