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Eman Mohammed is a Palestinian photojournalist.
Why you should listenEman Mohammed has worked as a reporter and photojournalist in Gaza since the age of nineteen. Since she began reporting in 2006, the Saudi-born TED Fellow has shifted her focus from the Israeli/Palestinian conflict to women's issues in the Gaza Strip. As one of the few female photojournalists based in the region, Mohammed regularly faces discrimination, sexual harassment and open spite for what's seen as her audacity to join a men's field. Mohammed believes this can change for future generations of Gazan women. She says of raising her daughters, "Everything comes with a reason. They have the right to ask questions and do with whatever they wish or like, as long as it’s not hurting them or others."
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Photographer Eman Mohammed captures the daily lives of incarcerated women and their children at one of the United States’ rare residential parenting programs.Continue reading