The “Unicef photo of the year 2018” shows a little boy from Togo, who is wearing prosthetic legs. The Spanish photographer Antonio Aragón Renuncio back with his portrait of life, the bravery and the optimism of children, despite the most difficult circumstances in the focus, explained to the UN children’s Fund in Berlin on Thursday.
To place a recording of the Bangladesh-born Turjoy Chowdhury managed To see a stateless-born babies in a refugee camp for the Rohingya fleeing violence in their native Myanmar. Place the Reportage of the Israeli photographer Rina Castelnuovo, a Palestinian boy from the Gaza strip. One of ten honorable mentions got Marlena Waldthausen (FH Hannover) for her Reportage “at last, not teased”.
The winning image draws attention to a Problem: In West Africa, disabled children are not violated, according to Unicef, rarely from their families or even abused. In a centre in the North of Togo, you will find refuge.
Unicef patron Elke Büdenbender underscore, the photo of the little boy with the prosthetic legs tell of the matter of course, and the hope that he might live his life, despite poverty and discrimination. “His views on calls for us to literally Help me, so that every child gets a fair Chance in life,” said the wife of the Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.