Your Week on ViewFind: March 11, 2016
This week on ViewFind, survivors of acid attacks find new hope, Steel City sees a renaissance, women fight back against ISIS, and a woman boxer goes pro. Born again bikers hit the road, Africa’s teen moms adjust to motherhood, soccer players compete for gender equality, India’s women take the wheel, and refugees risk it all on a European exodus.
by Farzana Hossen
Disfigured faces and bodies, permanent blindness, mouths that can’t consume food. These women have been the victim of acid burn attacks in Bangladesh. Their assailants? Men they know, often spouses or boyfriends.
by Maddie McGarvey
I’ve lived in a dozen different places in my 25 years, but for some reason this town I’ve never actually lived in feels the most like home. The city is shifting and changing in ways I’ve never seen: abandoned warehouse are now skate parks, and old factories are community gardens.
by Maryam Ashrafi
The Syrian Civil War has torn apart homes, families and entire communities. But while many families have fled for the relative safety of Europe, a group of Kurdish women have stayed behind in Northern Syria and taken up arms to rebuild and reclaim their lives.
by Erin Lefevre
The first time photojournalist Erin Lefevre met Casey Morton, she photographed one of her training sessions at World Class Boxing Gym in San Francisco as a part of a female boxing project.
by Lauren Pond
I didn’t know what to expect when I set out to document the lives of born again Christian bikers. What began as coverage of a few worship services quickly became a longer-term story, as the worshippers of the Rushing Wind Biker Church took me on motorcycle rides, shared meals with me at Denny’s, and welcomed me into their community.
by Paolo Patruno
Africa has the world’s highest rate of adolescent pregnancy, a factor that affects the health, education and the earning potential of millions of African girls. These girls are becoming women too early.
by Claudia Wiens
Every four years, the FIFA Women’s World Cup brings unprecedented attention to women’s soccer, showing it can draw the same fans and fervor as the men’s game. For the women soccer players of the Middle East and North Africa, the competition means increased awareness for their sport and a chance to continue pushing for gender equality and the right to play.
by Claudio Montesano Casillas
On Indian roads, the sight of a professional woman driver is still rare. Though driving a taxi or a car for hire can mean a stable livelihood, the industry remains dominated by men.
by Souvid Datta
This autumn, I set out to follow Middle Eastern and African refugees as they bravely travelled 4000 kilometers across eight countries, searching for a new, safe home in Europe.
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