UNICEF Photography

Photo Essays: Child's View
Child’s View: Education is freedom

June 2010: In February 2010, UNICEF held a photography workshop with 20 students in Estcourt, a semi-rural town in KwaZulu-Natal. The province is South Africa's poorest, with high rates of HIV/AIDS, crime and sexual violence. The workshop offered the children a way to express their view of life and education in the community.

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November 2014: Photographs by typhoon-affected children portray recovery and healing one year after the storm.

August 2011: Children express themselves through photography in a UNICEF workshop held in Bamako, Mali.

June 2010: Part II of II: UNICEF held a photography workshop for 19 young people in the Gaza Strip of the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

January 2010: Thirty Bangladeshi adolescents in rural communities joined a Government- and UNICEF-supported photography workshop.

April 2009: In June 2008, 15 children who have lived on the streets in the Central African Republic participated in a UNICEF photography workshop.

April 2008: In a recent photography workshop in Rwanda, children explored the impact of malaria on their lives and communities.

October 2006: The EYE SEE II project features photographs by 160 Pakistani children affected by the 2005 devastating earthquake.

May 2006: In early 2006, several students at Amar Jyoti School in New Delhi, India, participated in a UNICEF photography workshop.

March 2005: Through art, children express their fears and sorrows caused by the December 2004 tsunami.

March 2012: Children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan documented their recovery.

June 2010: UNICEF held a photography workshop with 20 students in South Africa’s poorest province.

June 2010: Part I of II: UNICEF held a photography workshop for 16 young people in the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

July 2009: Children in Gori, Georgia participated in a photography workshop to document the impact of the 2008 conflict over South Ossetia.

April 2008: To raise awareness about malaria and explore its impact on their community, 20 children participated in a photography workshop.

December 2006: Journalists and photographers shared their skills with children in Thailand through the InSIGHT Out! workshop series.

July 2006: In late 2005 in Iran, 125 children, including Afghan and Iraqi refugees, took part in a UNICEF-supported photography competition.

August 2005: One year after the armed takeover of School No. 1, Beslan children express their continuing pain and sorrow through photos.

January 2005: Children in two of the most-affected districts in southern Thailand photographed their communities’ efforts to rebuild.