Women Empowerment – Kenia

Once again my ways led me to the African continent with the Austrian branch of the international aid organization CARE. Kenya should become our destination and once again the women have been in the focus. The core of these projects, above all is the health of mothers and children. Despite significant advances in recent years, the infant mortality rate is still over 5 percent by the age up to 5 years…


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Humans – (Episode) Women’s Rights

Strengthening women’s rights is still a big issue in many countries today in the 21st century. Recently, even in the western world, it seems as if every day a new scandal comes to the public. Especially in the photography, the fashion and the show & shine world of entertainment you would think it would be a matter of course.


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CARE Calendar 2018

After the successful production of the CARE Calendar 2016, together with CARE Austria, now the European edition of the calendar will be published for the first time with photographs of Humans – (Episode) Women’s Rights, which originated in the aid projects in Kenya, initiated by CARE Austria.


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Women Empowerment – Uganda

The international project on strengthening women’s rights by CARE Austria, which I travelled to Kathmandu in Nepal for in April 2015, was now taking me to the African continent and Uganda. A country which was still embroiled in a civil war 10 years ago and is still visibly shaped by the scars of this tense time today…


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Leica Blog – Women in Uganda

The international project on strengthening women’s rights by CARE Austria, which I travelled to Kathmandu in Nepal for in April 2015, was now taking me to the African continent and Uganda. A country which was still embroiled in a civil war 10 years ago and is still visibly shaped by the scars of this tense time today. Banks are guarded by security personnel with machine guns and the hotel’s security precautions are similar to those at the industrial nations’ summit meetings…


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Sakcham – Women Empowerment in Nepal

The issue of women’s rights is still topical in the Western world today, even in the 21st century. In the world of fashion and photography in particular scandals are becoming more and more common. Whether it’s the alleged sexual escapades of one Terry Richardson or the fact that catwalk and photo models are seen as a commodity and also treated accordingly far too often…


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Alexander von Wiedenbeck - Fashion and Reportage Photography

Leica Blog – The Strength of Women

Alexander von Wiedenbeck, a Munich and Berlin-based photographer, collaborated with CARE, a 70-year old cooperative known as the Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe to create a 2106 calendar depicting women’s strength in Nepal. Now, CARE is one of the largest aid organizations fighting global poverty, and with the creativity of von Wiedenbeck, the calendar has come to be a unique masterpiece that invites the viewer into these women’s lives…


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Alexander von Wiedenbeck - Fashion and Reportage Photography

Sakcham – The Care Calendar

The program intervention SAKCHAM in Nepal as part of the framework program „Claiming Rights – Promoting Gender Equality: Women‘s Empowerment and male engagement for gender transformation in post-conflict and chronically food-insecure settings” is financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation and implemented in the Churia region…


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