Teen mothers

PhotographerChiara Ceolin
PrizeHonorable Mention
Companyfree lance
City/CountryLondon, United Kingdom
Photo DateAugust 2012
Entry Description

Teen mothers explores a number of Tanzanian girls who are victim of forced marriage, had early pregnancy and/or suffer of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The work was made in Mara region, the poorest one in Tanzania, where forced marriage, FGM and sexual abuse are widely practiced. The portrayed girls are supported by NGO Forward UK that is working to empower and help them to become independent in a very male-dominated context.

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