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Teen pregnancy is often talked about in the negative — and as an accident. But Rome-based photographer Stephanie Gengotti knows several young mothers who, despite financial and social challenges, intentionally started their families early.
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Photographer Susana Girón set out to document Justo Gallego Martinez, an 86-year-old former priest who, about 50 years ago, began building a massive cathedral outside of Madrid with his own hands. With no architecture background he works for 12 hours every day driven by his faith.
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Chongqing, China, has swelled in size to become one of the biggest cities on Earth. Documentary photographer Andri Tambunan said he traveled to this boomtown, like many of its migrants, for its alluring energy, spicy food and beautiful women.
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Even though it was closed down in 2010, Bar25 is burned into the collective memory of Berlin’s party culture. The legendary nightspot, which helped cement the German capital’s reputation as an after-hours destination, is the subject of a new photography book by Carolin Saage called “25/7.”
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The patriarchal society in northern Albania denies women opportunities given to men - with the exception of an ancient law that allows women to become heads of households after taking an oath of celibacy. Photographer Pepa Hristova documented these women in her project, "Sworn Virgins."
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Spanish photographer Nuria Lopez Torres has spent the past decade exploring the cultural differences of the transgender population from country to country. What surprised her most about Brazil was how early some transgender teens start seeking out cosmetic surgery to create a female body.
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Mexico-based photographer Alejandro Cartagena took a look at the children from middle-class Mexican families that were born in the United States. The children come from families who can afford the hospital bill and have a valid visa to commute into the United States for work, shopping or to visit family.
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Photographer Gianmarco Panucci takes a look into the reality of the “coloured” communities of the Cape Flats, the townships of Cape Town. Here, the gangs of the coloured communities are constantly growing, especially as drug trafficking feeds diffusion and popularity of these illegal activities.