With 48 rapes per hour according to a speculative study realized by the American Journal of Health, the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be notorious for being the “rape
Photographers Archives: Gwenn Dubourthoumieu
Gwenn Dubourthoumieu (web.me.com/gwenn.dubourthoumieu). I became interesting in photography while working in Africa for NGOs. I established himself in Kinshasa as a professional photographer from April 2010 to February 2012, working, among others, for the French Press Agency and I recently moved to Paris and joined Myop agency. Since 2010, my work has been regularly awarded. This year, I have been short listed at the Sony World Photography Awards in the category “Fine Art – Portraiture” and I have been awarded the jury’s special prize at the 8th Days Japan International Photojournalism Festival. In 2011, I was awarded the jury’s special mention at the Roger Pic Prize and the investigation prize at the European Journalism Festival, and I received the Getty Images Grant for Good for my work “Raped Lives” about sexual violence in the DRC. In 2010, I was already short listed among the exceptional finalists of the same grant, and was awarded the jury special prize at the International Scoop and Journalism festival of Angers.