· November, 2013

Stories about Photos from November, 2013

PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America

  14 November 2013

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.

Soviet Environmental Posters

  14 November 2013

Skyfall presents [ru] a collection of environmental posters from the Soviet period. The blogger who often writes about environmental problems in Kazakhstan and some of his readers are nostalgic about the “environmental education and awareness-raising programs” of the Soviet era.  Below are some of the posters collected by the blogger:

Kazakhstan's “Bilingual” Currency Turns Twenty

  13 November 2013

Kazakhstan has recently marked the twentieth birthday of the national currency, the tenge. Blogger Serikzhan Kovlanbayev presents [ru] a brief history of the tenge, showing how it has changed since 1993 and what is unique about it: A unique thing about the Kazakhstani currency is that it is “bilingual”, that is,...

War Through the Viewfinder of an Army Photographer

  11 November 2013

What does a soldier see and experience in war and in routine military operations? British Army Corporal Simon Longworth responds to that question every day in his job as an official army photographer. In an interview with Muftah's Francesca Recchia, he talks about his career and explains what makes his...

China: Vagina Talk

  10 November 2013

Beijing Foreign Studies University Gender Activism Club organized an online photo display of “My Vagina says…” Joe from ChinaSMACK translated a number of vagina statements.

Portraits of ‘Children Who Have Children’ in Guatemala

  8 November 2013

Swedish photographer and journalist Linda Forsell has just started a Tumblr blog where she will be sharing her project “about young girls that have been sexually abused and have babies as a result of it.” Forsell explains: Through a strong photographic depiction following the lives of a few of the...

Egypt: Not Morsi Or Sisi

  7 November 2013

On Twitter, Doaa Nada shares this cartoon above. She tweets [ar]: ياللي بتهتف (مرسي- وسيسي ) لا دة هيرجع ولا دة رئيسي @DoAaNaDa: For those chanting Morsi and Sisi, the first won't return and the second isn't my president Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamed Morsi was the president of Egypt for...

Unveiling the Many Mysteries of the Monthly Energy Bill in Puerto Rico

  7 November 2013

The non-profit think tank Center for the New Economy (CNE), based in Puerto Rico, has launched the innovative and creative online campaign “The Mysteries of Your Energy Bill” [es] in which they explain the unexplainable: Where do all those increases in the energy bill come from? What do those formulas and...

Egypt: Virginity Soap?

  1 November 2013

Egyptian activist Nelly Ali exclaims: While #egypt is busy… Shit like this is on the shelves ruining lives "Virginity Soap" (Alpha Market) #women pic.twitter.com/IXplFn2kY7 — Nelly Ali (@nellyali) November 1, 2013 In response, she gets this reply: @nellyali it has been on shelves allover the Arab countries like Saudi Arabia...

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