Grand Prix CARE International pour le Reportage Humanitaire 2008

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Within the context of the International Photojournalism Festival “Visa pour l’Image” in Perpignan (France), Stephanie Sinclair (VII Network) will be awarded the 2008 CARE International Award for Humanitarian Reportage. Stephanie Sinclair was elected for her report A Cutting Tradition:
Inside An Indonesian Female Circumcision Celebration. Stephanie Sinclair’s work presents the duration of the celebration of the circumcision of young girls in Indonesia. According to a 2003 study by the Population Council, an international research group, 96 percent of families surveyed reported that their daughters had undergone some form of circumcision by the time they reached 14. However, according to a 2006 report by the World Heath Organization, women who undergone the excision are significantly more likely to give birth by caesarean and the death rate is higher by 50 % for their children. The four entrants are : Agnes Dherbeys: Wat Prah Bat Nam Phu, Temple of dooms (Thailand) Suthep Kritsanavarin:
Cyclone Nargis… life aftermath (Myanmar) Ariana Cubillos (Associated Press):
Mud cookies to stop hunger (Haiti) Alixandra Fazzina (Trolley Books):
A million Shillings (Somalia)

photographs by Stephanie SINCLAIR

Sponsor : sanofi-aventis

From 30/09/2008 to 31/10/2008
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