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@natgeo Photo by Stephanie Sinclair @stephsinclairpix @tooyoungtowed // Kadiatu, a teenage obstetric fistula survivor,
reacts to being able to walk safely and independently with the use of splints on her feet. She was participating in "Fistula Camp" at the Aberdeen Women's Center in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Obstetric fistula is one of the most devastating and serious childbirth injuries and is the result of extreme pressure and tissue damage during prolonged or obstructed labor. When the fetus cannot fit through a mother’s pelvis due to her small stature stature, and if a Caesarean section delivery is not available to end the ordeal, the baby is usually stillborn and a fistula — or abnormal opening between the vagina and rectum or bladder — forms, resulting in severe incontinence. In many cases, like Kadiatu’s, women and girls can also experience peroneal nerve injury, resulting in leg weakness, foot drop and difficulty in walking. Those who attended the camp underwent surgeries to repair their fistulas, treat their decreased mobility, and improve their self-esteem.

This image is part of a 175-image exhibition titled “Too Young to Wed,” which is the inaugural exhibition at the new L’Arche du Photojournalisme, atop at the prestigious Grand Arche de la Defense in Paris, France. Many of the images were made #onassignment for @natgeo, including this one. The show ends tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 24, and is complete with educational information about the dangers of #childmarriage and the efforts underway around the world to end the practice – including our work at our nonprofit organization of the same name, @TooYoungToWed.
For more information about the exhibition please visit the link to my blog listed in my bio @stephsinclairpix . #endchildmarriage #tooyoungtowed #paris #freetown #sierraleone #fistula #healing #photojournalism #girls #education #letgirlslearn

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Hi Frankfurt! 👋 And goodbye too. Next stop: Lisbon. 📷🇵🇹 #onassignment #germany #frankfurt #sky #skyporn #mountains #fog #hasselblad #hasselbladx1d #sunrise

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Kami adalah penggiat yg terus berjalan serta berkarya di jalan nan sunyi menggambarkan kabar dari pelosok negeri tentang adat budaya,sosial,lingkungan dan keanekaragamannya
"catattanpeyintas26092017"
#swafoto #onassignment #documentary #documantarymaker #jejakranawaktu

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A place for reflexion ... Congo ... elephants, gorillas ...
Back soon ...
#Congo #onassignment #photography #landscape #landscapephotography #naturelovereverywhere

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Nailing the Arizona ranchwifestyle? #onassignment

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Our team spotted this grumpy-looking brown fish owl while out on safari in the Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka

Shot by @jyothykarat #onassignment for @lonelyplanetmagazineindia
#lpmi #incredibleindia #birdstagram #safari

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TALKING HANDS è un'atelier di Treviso gestito da un gruppo di richiedenti asilo che in poco tempo è diventato uno strumento di lotta alla xenofobia.

@cosimobizzarri ne ha scritto per @qz, le foto sono mie e gli still life di @micheleamaglio .

Se come dice Erri De Luca "La civiltà di una comunità si misura nella sua predisposizione all'accoglienza", questa volta mi sento orgoglioso del mio Veneto.
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#onassignment #reportage #portrait #italy #documentaryphotography #documentary #photojournalist #photojournalism #picoftheday #prison #carcere #italia #gettyreportage #myfeatureshoot #treviso

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Cleaning windows bambooed Vertical city home sweet #hongkong talking #architect #forbes #onassignment #design #travel #art #favoriteplace #asia #architectureporn #ilovefreelance #feelingglucky see www.gluckman.com

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Overdose Awareness Day Funeral March / Street Mural double film exp #35mm .
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#manhattan #nyc #usa #photojournalism #onassignment #protest #documentary #overdose #heroin #film #blackandwhite #ilfordphoto #ilfordfilm

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I wasn't listening when I met 17-year-old Samuel. He was telling his story to visitors to the #northernUganda refugee settlement and I was busy shooting the interaction. Last week, his story was emailed, and boy - this kid is #inspiring.
When gunfire erupted at his school in #Yei, in #SouthSudan, Samuel rounded up his 3 younger brothers, ran home and didn't find their parents. He heard a rumour that people were fleeing to the #Congo, so they walked for 2 weeks - leading his three younger brothers out of the conflict swirling in his homeland. When he reached the #refugee camps there, he didn't find his parents, so off the boys embarked on another week walk to #Uganda. Here his parents weren't found either, but he got set up with a foster parent to look after him and his brothers. He and his brothers have started school. Will he go back to South Sudan? Only if there is peace, only once he's done learning. #wordvision #onassignment #uganda

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While I'm on the subject of Africa, I also loved hanging out with the monkeys. They were so cute! I could barely contain my excitement when I first saw them. I could've have spent all day there feeding them peanuts.
#Africa #feelthejourney #wildlifephotojournalism #natgeowild #natgeocreative #onassignment #inthefield #livetravelchannel #vacationandtravel #travelawesome #bbctravel #lovetheworld #tourtheplanet #traveltheworld #natgeotravel

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Herders separate pregnant animals from a herd of goats and sheep in Tosontsengel, Mongolia. Shot on assignment for @bloombergbusiness in March. #mongolia #onassignment #sheep #herder #nomad #photojournalism #editorial

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I was walking around #Melbourne last night and this shop that was to be fitted out was #aestheticgoalz #onAssignment

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In Search of a Country to call home.
Conflicts have rendered several thousands people homeless all over the world. India, too, is a destination for these unfortunate refugees. It is a waiting room where they cannot imagine living permanently. But they don't know where they can go from here. Without job permits most refugees are stuck doing odd jobs that earn them only a basic livelihood.
Raihana Ahmadi | 32 | Afghanistan
Raihana breaks down when asked about the number of children she has. The family, which came to New Delhi in 2010, fearing attacks from the local mafia in Afghanistan, lost a child as medical attention was not quick to come by. Her husband Sayed was a lawyer in Kabul, before he made powerful enemies. Sayed too keeps details out of his story as he still fears retribution from the people he antagonised. His miserable existence in a single-room apartment in New Delhi, while doing odd jobs, has driven him to the edge. He has little hope for the future. He simply shakes his head nonchalantly, even as he looks at his child Nilofer, who is lying on the bed with fever.
#refugees #refugeecrisis #india #asia #afghanistan #everydayeverywhere #everydayasia #conflict #photojournalism #indiaphotostory #gettyreportage #thephotosociety #onassignment #yeshuffpost #everydayrefugees

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According to IOM, an unfathomable 154,066 Rohingya children and 54,633 pregnant or lactating women are in immediate need of nutritional support in order to prevent malnutrition.

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On the Road to Ölgii: The Yellow Wallpaper

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