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Violence Against Women

25/11/2015 Dhaka,Bangladesh Bangladesh Monirul Alam Nov. 25, 2015 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – Women activists protest demanding elimination of violence against women on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination


QANDIL, Kurdistan, 2013: Two female PJAK guerrillas walking trough the Qandil mountain

Maryam Ashrafi | Kurdish women fighters

Their battle, I believe, is harder than that of their male counterparts, as they are not only fighting for their basic rights as Kurds, but also as women, in societies


© Marianna Ciuffreda

Marianna Ciuffreda | Women are the backbone of Africa

On paves, tortuos and uphill roads, or unpaved and dusty ones, under scorching sun, with mud under their feet, I met young and old women.


Beirut. Lebanon. April 2012. Walking on Le Corniche

Linda Dorigo | Women under siege

Lebanese women can not transmit citizenship to foreign husbands and children. 35.000 are married to foreigners, and there are over 100.000 non-citizens on a population of almost four million inhabitants.


Lita's hospital, September 2011. The Ituri District is in the north-east of the DR Congo, bordering with Uganda and South Sudan. In 2011, DRC ranked again at the last place in the UN's Index of Human Development.

Nanni Fontana | Article 15: debrouillez-vous

Electricity and an ambulance. Drodro’s hospital, framed into the forest that covers the hills in Oriental Congo, has both these commodities, a rarity in this part of the world. This


ITALY - August 2011. Claudia is seen in her bedroom inside her apartment resting before getting ready to go to her night work.

Francesca Leonardi | Claudia

Claudia arrived to the Coppola village approx. 15 years ago. She didn’t need to squat inside an apartment, she came with a man affiliated with a strong Camorra clan.


6 pregnant women wait for the female doctor to examine them and do a check up during their pregnancy. Rural traditions like the bracelets on their arms make a prenatal consultation difficult for the doctors. In emergencies these customs cause many problems and take up precious time. Mithi, Tharparkar, Pakistan 2010

Wendy Marijnissen | The Dai

More and more people simply cannot afford the care they need and medicines are beyond their budget, leaving them with no choice but to call in the help of the


Esther, 2012.

Natasha Gudermane | Mademoiselles or intimate portraits of Parisians

“I photograph my friends, as well as strangers met in the street, nude, at their homes, in their own intimate surroundings.”


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