联合国儿童基金会刚刚公布了2008年度照片（UNICEF-Photo of the
Alice Smeets的获奖作品拍摄于海地首都太子港最大的贫民窟——Cité Soleil，照片中，一名穿着白色纱裙的女孩赤脚走在贫民窟前的积水中，周围堆满了各种各样的垃圾，不远处，两只黑猪正在觅食，蓝天白云的背景下，伫立着这一片名为“太阳之城”的贫民窟的破矮棚居。
2008与World Press Photo 2008获奖作品中出现过。
Mario Tama, Gordon Welters, Stanislas Guigui, Frank Röth,
Christian Als, Marcus Bleasdale, Shiho Fukada,Wiliam
Daniels, Brenda Anne Kenneally, Melissa Lyttle, Justin
Brenda Ann Kenneally
Twenty-nine million American children live in poverty.
Although government funded food stamps help these children
get food, they often lack the knowledge to make healthy
nutritional decisions. American photographer Brenda Keneally
has been observing the phenomenon for years in New York.
This is a photo of young New Yorker named Diana Jean.
Latvia incarcerates a much higher proportion of
juveniles than any of its neighbors. Four percent of all
the country's prisoners are minors, compared to just 1.3
percent in Poland, 0.6 percent in Denmark, and 0.2
percent in Sweden. This photo of a young imprisoned
Latvian comes from Danish politician Christian Als.
In August 2008 the smouldering conflict over whether
South Ossetia belongs to Georgia escalated into open
hostilities. Thousands of Georgians fled from South
Ossetia after having lost all their belongings and
sometimes their relatives. They sought protection in the
Georgian capital, Tblisi. German photo-journalist Frank
Röth shows the drama of those were driven away.
Bath time in a Potsdam Co-op. In this dwelling live
eight adults, two children, six dogs, seven cats, three
pigs, and two goats. Gordon Welters documented their
alternative living situation,
Her name is Mui. She is a practicing Buddhist and
lives with her five-year-old son in Hanoi. They are
homeless. They own absolutely nothing. Still, Mui's care
for her son knows no boundaries. She always manages to
find him something to eat, even if it is only grains of
rice from the street. Justin Maxon, photographer from
San Francisco, had the feeling that he met two happy
people in Vietnam.
Recruiting childern under the age of 15 as soldiers
is a war crime under the United Nations Convention on
the Rights of the Child. This fact doesn't seem bother
warmongers much. The Democratic Republic of Congo is one
of the countries with the highest numbers of underage
soldiers in the world. The British reporter Marcus
Bleasdale has been following this crime for 10 years.
The hurricane that rampaged through New Orleans in
2005 led to a radical change in the social structure of
the city. The former social-housing residential areas in
the city center were torn down by private real estate
companies. Many people have been pushed out into the
outskirts of the city and now live in trailer parks or
shabby huts. The American photographer, Mario Tama,
expresses his outrage at this situation with his
long-term photo project.
The first six years of Danielle's life were spent
locked away in a walk-in closet in Florida. She never
learned to speak, to eat or to walk. Her mother largely
ignored her. An anonymous caller informed the police,
sadly much too late. Danielle was taken into care. Since
then she has been adopted by her foster parents. They
made it possible for the photographer Melissa Lyttle to
reconstruct the life of the girl who is now 10 years
China after the earthquake: The Japanese photographer
Shiho Fukuda lives in Beijing. She has recorded how boys
and girls train with hope and dedication in a medical
center in Chengdu to learn to live with their handicaps.
"Society doesn't give me anything, so it can't expect
anything in return," says José. Neither him nor his gang
members get anything for free in Cartucho, the most
brutal quarter of Bogota, which at night is peopled by
beggars, drug dealers, prostitutes, thieves and
murderers. Over a period of two years, French
photographer Stanislas Guigu recorded fights,
friendships and survival in this milieu.
A daughter in a malaria coma. French photographer
William Daniels has occupied himself for two years with
the effects of the malaria epidemic in Africa, South
Ossetia, and Latin America. This picture comes from