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Maternity in Cameroon

Photo essay by photographer Gabriele Galimberti. Galimberti's essay discusses the conditions mothers, children and health workers face in Cameroon. For the full essay check it out here. Cameroon has an extremely high infant and child mortality rate: almost one out of eight children dies before reaching the fifth year of…
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Big Daddy

Not for the fainthearted, Big Daddy is a short film written and directed by Chris Ihidero and produced by Amaka Igwe. The film is about rape and sexual abuse in Nigeria addressing the frightening statistic that 20% of Nigerian women experience emotional, physical and sexual violence. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15irYd4KR-g We decided to make…
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No Man’s Job

Latest personal project by photographer Anthony Kurtz. Kurtz took these dynamic portraits of workers at Femme Auto in Senegal. Worker at Femme Auto Worker at Femme Auto Worker at Femme Auto Worker at Femme Auto Welder Welder Upholsterer Upholsterer/Mother and Child Fatou Sylla Fatou and Employees Fatou Sylla (left) and…
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The Story of Kakenya

An animation for Vital Voices, an organisation working globally for women's independence. This film tells the childhood story of Kakenya Ntaiya, a Masai woman who negotiated herself out of an arranged marriage and convinced her village to collect money for her to study in the USA. She has since returned…
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