Dhaka, Bangladesh. Suraiya, 28 years old, was attacked with acid by her husband in September 2008 and lost her left eye. The perpetrator was convicted to lifetime imprisonment. Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF), who works in Dhaka (Bangladesh) since 1999, helped Suraiya for physical treatment, psychological service, legal counselling and communication with law enforcing agencies. Awarded as “Joyeeta”, a victory for women, from Ministry of Women's Affair of Bangladesh Govt., she is a role…

Dhaka, Bangladesh. Suraiya, 28 years old, was attacked with acid by her husband in September 2008 and lost her left eye. The perpetrator was convicted to lifetime imprisonment. Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF), who works in Dhaka (Bangladesh) since 1999, helped Suraiya for physical treatment, psychological service, legal counselling and communication with law enforcing agencies. Awarded as “Joyeeta”, a victory for women, from Ministry of Women's Affair of Bangladesh Govt., she is a role…

Bokahapadi, Jharkhand, India. Portrait of a miner in a coal mine. The world is black in Jharkhand, northeastern India. The entire area around the cities of Dhanbad, Jharia and Catras is full of coking coal, a treasure for the Indian economy (two thirds of all electricity in India is generated from this coal). Black dust and gasses shoot up from the ground: methane, carbon monoxide are in the air and many of the people who live and work in the region suffer for letal respiratory problems…

Bokahapadi, Jharkhand, India. Portrait of a miner in a coal mine. The world is black in Jharkhand, northeastern India. The entire area around the cities of Dhanbad, Jharia and Catras is full of coking coal, a treasure for the Indian economy (two thirds of all electricity in India is generated from this coal). Black dust and gasses shoot up from the ground: methane, carbon monoxide are in the air and many of the people who live and work in the region suffer for letal respiratory problems…

Omo Valley, Ethiopia. A Karo woman with her son. The tribe of Karo live near the Omo river in the south-west of Ethiopia (Africa).

Omo Valley, Ethiopia. A Karo woman with her son. The tribe of Karo live near the Omo river in the south-west of Ethiopia (Africa).

Rubaya, North Kivu, Masisi Region, D.R.Congo. Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu. A miner works inside a tunnel of the mine at Mudere: the minerals, coltan and manganite, are extracted by hand, using only using pickaxes and shovels. Every year hundreds people die inside these holes.

Rubaya, North Kivu, Masisi Region, D.R.Congo. Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu. A miner works inside a tunnel of the mine at Mudere: the minerals, coltan and manganite, are extracted by hand, using only using pickaxes and shovels. Every year hundreds people die inside these holes.

Rubaya, North Kivu, Masisi region, D.R.Congo. North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Miners rest during the digging of a new tunnel in Mudere mine (on Masisi mountains). Once the tunnel reaches the depth of 20 meters, it will be shored up with simple planks of wood: collapses are frequent, especially during the rain season.

Rubaya, North Kivu, Masisi region, D.R.Congo. North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Miners rest during the digging of a new tunnel in Mudere mine (on Masisi mountains). Once the tunnel reaches the depth of 20 meters, it will be shored up with simple planks of wood: collapses are frequent, especially during the rain season.

Rishikesh, India. Two farmers come back at home with their cows (on the Lakshman Jhula bridge, above the Gange river).

Rishikesh, India. Two farmers come back at home with their cows (on the Lakshman Jhula bridge, above the Gange river).

Jharkhand, India. The world is black in Jharkhand, northeastern India. The entire area around the cities of Dhanbad, Jharia and Catras is full of coking coal, a treasure for the Indian economy (two thirds of all electricity in India is generated from this coal). Black dust and gasses shoot up from the ground: methane, carbon monoxide are in the air and many of the people who live and work in the region suffer for letal respiratory problems. Bokahapadi is a small village inside the coal…

Jharkhand, India. The world is black in Jharkhand, northeastern India. The entire area around the cities of Dhanbad, Jharia and Catras is full of coking coal, a treasure for the Indian economy (two thirds of all electricity in India is generated from this coal). Black dust and gasses shoot up from the ground: methane, carbon monoxide are in the air and many of the people who live and work in the region suffer for letal respiratory problems. Bokahapadi is a small village inside the coal…

Haridwar, India. In India "Puja" are ceremonies of adoration for hindu people. Arati Puja is the fire ceremony celebrated usually near the sacred banks of Gange river. During the Kumbh Mela festival, every twelve years, holy men officiate this function in the dark before sunrise and before sunset.

Haridwar, India. In India "Puja" are ceremonies of adoration for hindu people. Arati Puja is the fire ceremony celebrated usually near the sacred banks of Gange river. During the Kumbh Mela festival, every twelve years, holy men officiate this function in the dark before sunrise and before sunset.

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India: thousand of pilgrims walk on boat-bridges during the Maha Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious festival in India. In 2013 edition, more than 80 million people arrive here during the 55 days of celebrations.

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India: thousand of pilgrims walk on boat-bridges during the Maha Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious festival in India. In 2013 edition, more than 80 million people arrive here during the 55 days of celebrations.

Ghana. Shout of happiness in a small village in countryside of Ghana.

Ghana. Shout of happiness in a small village in countryside of Ghana.

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