‘Red Sand’ project spotlights trafficking

"We can’t merely walk over the most marginalized people in our communities — those who fall through the metaphoric cracks." From forced marriage in Afghanistan to unpaid laborers in southeast Asia's...

Teen pregnancy in Latin America, photographed

"It’s...going against a tide of cultural behavior that says not only is teen pregnancy okay, it’s kind of expected." Brooklyn-based photographer and writer Joey O'Loughlin has spent much of her two-...

In polar photography, a battle with fear and cold

"I couldn't think of anything else but to breathe deep and go as deep as I can." (Photo credit: Amos Nachoum) Wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum is no stranger to difficult situations. As an Israeli...

Islamic dress debate provides fodder for artists

In 2011, France became the first European Union country to ban women in public from wearing veils that cover their faces. But the debate over Islamic dress in Europe didn't stop there. Since then a number...