Bibi Aisha, shown here in 2010, lived in a women's shelter in Kabul for several months after her husband cut off her nose and ears. Women who flee domestic violence in Afghanistan are often imprisoned.
Kate Brooks is an American photojournalist. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times, and Smithsonian. The photos in this collection are taken from her new book, In the Light of Darkness: A Photographer's Journey After 9/11.