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Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flooded into Turkey on Saturday, fleeing an onslaught by the jihadist Islamic State group that prompted an appeal for international intervention. 

Bottom Right: Kurdish people clash with Turkish soldiers near the Syrian border after Turkish authorities temporarily closed the border at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014. 

All photos by Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

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pulitzerfieldnotes:

Jam-Jam Manguerra, the youngest in the family, was about a year-old when her mother left for another overseas contract. She is now 7-years-old, but for most part of her life, Jam-Jam has grown up without her mother.

Image by Geric Cruz with text by Ana P. Santos. Philippines, 2014.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ana Santos’s most recent project focuses on Filipino women who leave their countries for work.

pulitzerfieldnotes:

Jam-Jam Manguerra, the youngest in the family, was about a year-old when her mother left for another overseas contract. She is now 7-years-old, but for most part of her life, Jam-Jam has grown up without her mother.

Image by Geric Cruz with text by Ana P. Santos. Philippines, 2014.

Pulitzer Center grantee Ana Santos’s most recent project focuses on Filipino women who leave their countries for work.

fotojournalismus:

The Daily Life of the Uyghurs in Kashgar (July/August 2014)

China’s Muslim Uyghur ethnic group faces cultural and religious restrictions by the Chinese government. Getty Images photographer Kevin Frayer offers a rare glimpse into daily life in Kashgar following recent unrest. In the last week of July, nearly 100 people have been killed in Xinjiang Province in what authorities say is terrorism, but exiled Uyghur groups and human rights activists say the government’s repressive policies in Xinjiang have provoked unrest, a claim Beijing denies. Kashgar, where Getty photographer Kevin Frayer made these pictures, is at the heart of all this

Photos by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images.

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stuffmomnevertoldyou:

25 Mothers Around the World

It doesn’t matter whether women are called “mother,” “mam,” “madre,” or whatever the appropriate maternal translation might be, these stunning images of motherhood around the world, from Syria to Sweden to Sudan, show how the common bond of mother and child transcends language, cultures and geographic boundaries.

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