Extraordinary Photographs by Women on Forefront of Conflict
Stephanie Sinclair is the newest recipient of an international award honoring dedication and bravery of women photojournalists.
What does it take to be named one of the most courageous photojournalists on Earth?
You can ask Stephanie Sinclair, who this week will be honored with the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, an honor granted each year by the International Women’s Media Foundation to a single photographer.
Sinclair, a National Geographic and Pulitzer-winning photographer, is known for getting access to the most sensitive areas of the world to photograph the lack of human rights or people’s quest for equality. She often uses empathy to take compelling images of vulnerable people. She most recently photographed the face of albinism, and the marginalized people who live with it.
But Sinclair’s stand-out work is her 15-year long series, Too Young to Wed,