TED Fellow Smita Sharma documents gender issues, sexual crimes and human trafficking in the Global South.

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Smita Sharma is a Delhi-based photojournalist committed to representing people with dignity. Her visceral images have been published in a range of outlets, including the New York Times, BBC World, Wall Street Journal, TIME and National Geographic. Her work has also been exhibited and shown globally, including at the UN Headquarters in New York. She is the recipient of awards from Amnesty International, the Las Fotos Project and One World Media.


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