Tag: domestic violence

Yesterday the World Press Photo Awards were announced. As usual, a certain amount of controversy always surrounds the top selection — whether people are enthusiastic, outraged, or underwhelmed by the image. This year American photojournalist John Stanmeyer won for “Signal,” his photograph of “African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to…

In 1991 photographer Angela Kelly visited Rainbow House, a Chicago shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Like most shelters, the temporary residence affords women, many who are mothers, a moment to collect themselves and figure out how to start over — which is not exactly a simple task with easy answers. Kelly became aware of…