Kickstarter campaign shows survival of women facing violence in Papua New Guinea

Kickstarter campaign shows survival of women facing violence in Papua New Guinea

Lys Anzia – WNN Features (WNN) Brooklyn, New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: A new Kickstarter book publishing campaign by Fotoevidence, uses photography to draw attention to human rights violations, injustice, oppression and assaults on sovereignty or human dignity wherever they may occur. The campaign also highlights the courage and fortitude of 34-year-old Papuan native Helen […]

Capturing the truth in photojournalism one woman stands out

Capturing the truth in photojournalism one woman stands out

Lys Anzia – WNN Features Interview (WNN) Denver, Colorado, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: The first time I met award winning Bulgarian woman photojournalist Svetlana Bachevanova was over 8 years ago in 2005. I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico at the time curating a photography show called “Ghosts of Humanity.” The photo-show was about life, death […]

Memories of refugee camp life feed Al-Badry’s images of Iraqi women refugees

Memories of refugee camp life feed Al-Badry’s images of Iraqi women refugees

Engy Abdelkader – WNN Justice (WNN/CGN) Washington, D.C., U.S.: Few things in life are black and white. For Wesaam Al-Badry, however, matters concerning human rights – particularly those relating to women and children – leave no room for negotiation. The 28 year-old, Iraqi-born photojournalist now calls Nebraska home. Al-Badry’s childhood experiences helped mould his unrelenting […]

Mexican photojournalist Claudia Guadarrama documents the trauma of migration

Mexican photojournalist Claudia Guadarrama documents the trauma of migration

Svetlana Bachevanova – WNN Features (WNN) Mexico City, MEXICO: Claudia Guadarrama was born in 1976 in Mexico City. In 1999, she completed her political science studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. In 1997, Claudia began her studies in photography. In 2001, she began photographing in depth essays on political and social issues in […]

Photo competition interviews woman with passion for images Afghanistan

Photo competition interviews woman with passion for images Afghanistan

Svetlana Bachevanova – WNN Interviews (WNN) AFGHANISTAN: Photojournalist Svetlana Bachevanova interviews an exceptional photographer, Paula Lerner, as part of a new global platform for documentary photographers dedicated to creating an awareness of social injustice and violations of human rights called FotoEvidence. Paula Lerner’s passion for photographing people has taken her from the Amazon to Afghanistan. Since […]