International photojournalism

Sierra Leone
Ebola Aftermath
The country is leaving behind its back the Ebola nightmare.

On November 6th, 2015, Sierra Leone has been declared "Ebola-free" by WHO. On May 2015 (six months before), after almost one year schools reopened and people want their normality back: celebrating, smiling, greeting friends shaking their hands. The awakening has been brutal, as it's not just about t
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St Helena
The Rock
End of an isolation

St. Helena: a little more than a rock that stands in the middle of the South Atlantic, rising from a depth of almost five thousand meters, halfway between the coasts of Africa and those of South America. Four thousand people live on the island: the descendants of the first English settlers, of the C
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Japan
When pregnancy gets you jobless
Matahara: women's rights and illegal layoffs in modern Japan

It may sounds like a Japanese word to Western ears, but matahara is an acronym created in Japan from the words 'maternity harassment'. Matahara defines the attempt of many companies to dismiss women once they get pregnant.

Despite a law guaranteeing the maternity leave, in Japan more than
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St Helena
Last ship to St.Helena
Last chance to embark on an epic journey

The RMS St Helena is not only the last mail ship on Her Majesty's service still remaining in the world. It is, above all, the lifeline that ensures the survival of the 4,000 inhabitants of the island of St. Helena, confined to little more than a rock in the middle of the South Atlantic, halfway betw
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Thailand
Karen - No future, no hope
The existence of one of the world's oldest refugee camps is at risk

More than 120 thousands Karen refugees from Burma still live today inside 9 different camps in Thailand. They have been living there for the last 30 years and they have no chances to change their status. So far. They fled from a civil war, ethnic persecution, to find themselves prisoners without a f
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Canada
Nanuk's world
The capital of polar bears

Once a year Churchill becomes the world capital of polar bears. Between October and November, in this remote village of Canada (with a thousand inhabitants and two-hour flight from Winnipeg, or two days by train) overlooking the Hudson Bay, the bears wait the bay to freeze completely to move north,
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Albania
Swinging Tirana
A new life and energy run through the streets of the capital

Just twenty years ago, the city of Tirana was a sort of Pyongyang in the heart of Europe, the capital of a paranoid, isolated nation. Today Tirana is a vibrant, ambitious town, welcoming those who ran away during the Nineties now back richer, and with a better instruction. It's people in their thirt
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United Kingdom
Kinky
50 shades of grey. The real thing. Consensual SM in the Uk

Sadomasochism (SM) means different things for different people. For some is a lifestyle, for others part of their sexuality, or even their own entire sexuality. For others it's related to a specific relationship, for some is a form of play or simply a lifestyle.

What is common in all tho
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Uruguay
Utopia in the desert
A peaceful and creative place for very special people

Right in front of the the Atlantic ocean, hidden behind the sandy dunes, there's a small strip of Uruguayan coast swept by the wind and away frm all usual travellers' routes. So far. Cabo Polonio today is still a surreal place where a very strange community lives: no more than 50-60 people indeed de
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Argentina
Tango Miracle
How to dance all day long and live a romantic life ever after

Jesus Paez and Claudia Balbi earn their living mostly out of Tango dancing. They are the perfect paradigma of a phenomenon that is affecting thousands of young people throughout the whole Argentina, especially in Buenos Aires. After a long period of decline - that has reached the lowest point in the
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Africa
Masks never die
Why African people must celebrate Carnival all year round

Secret societies, in Africa, represent the traditional society, a kind of parallel authority. They reveal themselves through the masks appearance: every mask has its own meaning, and its appearance brings a clear message to the community members.

"Masks talk. And listen to men and to their
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China
Traditional Chinese Medicine
The oldest codified medical system of the whole planet

TCM is characterized by several specific practices like acupuncture, moxibustion, meditation, exercise, pharmaceutical massages, food therapies, qi gong, Chinese Herbal Medicine. With at least 500 listed drugs and more than 100.000 recorded medicinal recipes in the ancient literature, Chinese Herbal
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China
Chunyun-Chunjie'
World migration: 3.5 billions of people travelling on tracks

Contemporary China is an ultra-complex system of around 1.4 billion people and represents - under many points of view - the greatest social experiment ever attempted in the history of the mankind. One of the key-concepts used by the Communist Chinese Party's propaganda is the Confucian theory of "Ha
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Africa
Of sand and ocean
On the road to Black Africa. The only way from Maghreb to Guinea

Recent years' political turmoils made the Sahara region mostly off limits for any Western person aiming to travel from Maghreb to the heart of Africa on a land route. The only viable itinerary today starts from Morocco and pass through Mauritania, Senegal and Guinea Bissau.

It’s a long j
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Italy
AbandoNation
Italian ghost villages are our country's best kept secret

After the Second World War, the Italian territory begun to be sistematically abandoned. The need of a job, politics and infrastructures favouring urban settlements and natural causes produced a progressive, definitive abandon of many villages. The Italian Revenue Agency recently conducted a research
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Israel
New families album
Gay and lesbian parents in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv's 2014 Gay Pride theme was in the news, and still is: the new families, children with two fathers or two mothers. A study of the American Psychological Association says there is no scientific evidence that parents' sexual orientation can influence or decide the ability of being good fathers
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International photojournalism