23 Incredible Photos of the 1970s

The 1970s were a decade of contrasts and constant change. From flower power and hippies, to sex, drugs and rock n’roll, this era saw an expansion in rights amidst economic constraints, social upheaval and political uncertainty on the global stage.

1. Afghanistan in the 1970s

Image credit: Bamorama
Image credit: Bamorama

Until the conflict of the 1970s, the 20th century had seen relatively steady progression for women’s rights in Afghanistan. However, following coups and Soviet occupation in the 1970s women in Afghanistan had their rights increasingly rolled back.

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