Give Child Marriage the Finger #EndChildMarriage

Give Child Marriage the Finger #EndChildMarriage

      One of the things I love most about travelling is learning about different cultures and traditions. I try to travel with an open heart and mind, seeking positive, enriching experiences. But every now and again, as is inevitable, I come across...
A child’s life in Senegal

A child’s life in Senegal

The dust, the smiles and the rhythm of the drums, West Africa, can really get under your skin; I lost count of the number of times I’ve visited this corner of the globe a long time ago. As I set out on a journey of a different kind, namely sponsoring a...
Girl Rising – One Girl With Courage is a Revolution

Girl Rising – One Girl With Courage is a Revolution

Last Thursday, as I sat in a plush red velvet seat at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), I looked at the screen as the camera panned out from Senna’s home. Hundreds of rickety little homes, just like Senna’s came into view,...
Girls’ Rights amongst the Bedouins of the Sinai Desert

Girls’ Rights amongst the Bedouins of the Sinai Desert

A Girl’s Right to an Education and a Childhood I photographed this girl last month in the Sinai Desert, Egypt. It was just before I climbed onto the back of a camel to ride through the desert to a Bedouin camp. Now I am home, I wonder how old she is and what is...
Celebrating International Day of the Girl in London

Celebrating International Day of the Girl in London

Last week Malala, a 14 year school girl in Pakistan, was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban while coming home from school because she had spoken out about the rights of girls to an education. It was a poignant reminder that the education, that so many of us take...

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