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10 female photojournalists with their lenses on social justice

March 19, 2016 - Uncategorized

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Images can carry stories across the barriers of language, culture, space and time. That’s why photography is one of the best, most accessible mediums to raise awareness around social justice issues

Capturing these topics, and their subjects, is no easy feat, however. Whether they’re documenting domestic life in the suburbs or they’re on the frontlines of international crises, photojournalists amplify stories of people they usually do not know — and can often find themselves in harm’s way.

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Embracing such rigor, a number of women have built a legacy as especially compassionate and intimate storytellers in photojournalism. The women on this list shine a light on injustices facing people in their own neighborhoods as well as across borders. Read more…

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