/ by Zachary Krahmer

Jasmine plays in her grandmother’s kitchen in Shahri Nav, a few kilometers from the border with Uzbekistan. Like many Central Asians, she moved to Moscow, although she is visiting her relatives for the summer. This rural-urban migration is often caused by the perception that the city offers greater access to education and opportunity. (at Shahri Nav, Tajikistan)

Jasmine plays in her grandmother’s kitchen in Shahri Nav, a few kilometers from the border with Uzbekistan. Like many Central Asians, she moved to Moscow, although she is visiting her relatives for the summer. This rural-urban migration is often caused by the perception that the city offers greater access to education and opportunity. (at Shahri Nav, Tajikistan)