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A dog in Manshiyat Naser, a massive slum in Cairo, Egypt built along the Mokattam Hills.

CAIRO, EGYPT. 2016.

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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN. 2016.

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CAIRO, EGYPT. 2016.

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CAIRO, EGYP. The niqab has become a controversial symbol in Egypt. The military dominated government associates it with the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood which it overthrew in a coup in 2013.

CAIRO, EGYPT. 2015.

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Alyssa Wirch, a young indigenous activist from Winnipeg's North End.

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA. 2016. Jenna Wirch is an Anishinaabe woman, the second largest indigenous tribe in North America. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, Jenna was sexually exploited as a child and later became involved with gangs and drugs. After the murder and suicide of several close friends and family members she and other young people from her neighbourhood began an anti-violence movement. “I am hoping to inspire others who have gone through the same shit that I have and to choose a different path and not travel on that same road of despair.”

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Girls ride a bus in downtown Cairo, Egypt.

CAIRO, EGYPT. 2016.

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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN. 2016. Heroin addicts, most of whom had been living under a bridge in Kabul, are washed and shaved shortly after being admitted to a rehabilitation center.

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN. 2016. Heroin addicts, most of whom had been living under a bridge in Kabul, are washed and shaved shortly after being admitted to a rehabilitation center.

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Tavga Ahmed's reflection is seen in a photograph of her son Mohammed Omar who was murdered by an acquaintance in April of 2016. The family came to Winnipeg, Manitoba as refugees from Iraq in 2004.

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA. 2016. Tavga Ahmed's reflection is seen in a photograph of her son Mohammed Omar who was murdered by an acquaintance in April of 2016. The family came to Winnipeg, Manitoba as refugees from Iraq in 2004.

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Jazz musician Blair Yarranton  waits backstage at the Empire Theater in Belleville, Ontario before his performance.

BELLEVILLE, CANADA. 2016.

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A young boy at a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan after he fled fighting in Sangin, Helmand Province during fighting between the Taliban, Afghan Army and Daesh (ISIS).

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN. 2016. Khan Mohammed, a young boy who fled fighting in Sangin, Helmand Province shortly after his father was killed during fighting between Taliban and government forces in January of 2016. His family said Daesh (ISIS) were also participating in the fighting. Khan is now living in an IDP camp on the outskirts of Kabul. Afghan forces, backed by Western fighter planes and special forces, had been struggling to repel a Taliban siege in Sangin for weeks. More than 900 coalition soldiers were killed in Helmand during the 13 year Operation Enduring Freedom. 

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A boy rides a horse at Qargha Lake in Kabul, Afghanistan.

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN. 2016.

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