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Exhibitions Tagged #Women’s Rights

The Legacy of Korean “Comfort Women” and Their Continued Fight for Justice

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This work seeks to preserve the legacies and share the testimonies of Korean “comfort women,” a euphemism for women (mostly teenagers at the time) who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

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Women In The Face Of History

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021
This exhibition helps us to think about the complicated history of suffrage in America—to engage with the complexities of historical narratives, enduring inequalities, and the contested meanings of citizenship and rights.
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Women On The Move

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
From Singapore and Honduras to South Africa and Yemen, a team of eight Everyday Projects women photographers document how modern migration impacts women worldwide—highlighting how social, economic, political, and climate issues are pushing and pulling women from their homes.
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Días Eternos: A Portrait of the Life of Female Prisoners in Venezuela

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

In Venezuela, women in prison wait for years–under cramped and deplorable conditions–before moving on to trial to be judged. Will the women be able to return to society upon release? What do their conditions tell us about the state of Venezuelan society?

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Stitching Together: Garment Workers in Solidarity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

On April 24, 2013, more than 1,000 lives were taken in the Rana Plaza Collapse. While history remembers this tragic event as the deadliest garment factory accident, activist and photographer Taslima Akhter reveals a story of dreams crushed by structural murder.

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AYACUCHO

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The word Ayacucho comes from Quechua AYA (dead, corpse) and CUCHO (corner), meaning “the corner of the dead”. The last two decades of the 20th century were one of the most tragic moments for the city of Ayacucho and the history of Peru.

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Too Far to Walk

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Saving Mothers presents a series of photographs from a community in Northern Kenya where women suffer disproportionately from poor access to health services, discrimination, and at times, victimization by harmful traditions.

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Widowhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In many regions of the world, widowhood marks a ‘social death’ for a woman, casting her and her children out to the margins of society.

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ReSisters: Behind the Scenes of The Women’s March

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

On January 21, 2017, The Women’s March on Washington became the biggest global movement in American history: 1.2 million people flooded the streets of Washington D.C. and more than 5 million people marched in over 300 sister marches in cities across the globe.

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New York’s New Abolitionists

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The New York’s New Abolitionists, a campaign launched by the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition in 2013, seeks to raise awareness around human trafficking and modern-day slavery by recognizing and honoring those who are actively involved in the effort to combat these scourges and provide services to victims, as well as prominent figures willing to lend their stature and take a public stand to condemn trafficking and enslavement.

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Too Young To Wed | Photographs by Stephanie Sinclair

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Award-winning photographer Stephanie Sinclair first stumbled upon the issue of child marriage more than a decade ago while on assignment in Afghanistan, and she’s been committed to documenting it worldwide ever since.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Women’s Rights

Sep 252021

Women On The Move

Eight women photographers from The Everyday Projects discuss their group project published in National Geographic about the impact of migration on women worldwide, touching on themes such as working in collaboration, photographing your own community, and uncovering the nuance of issues often stereotyped in the media.

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Sep 192020

Diversity in Visual Storytelling

Explore the unique visual dialogues of our esteemed Leica Women Foto Project 2019 awardees, Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova and Eva Woolridge, in a multi-dimensional conversation covering topics from gender parity in visual storytelling to the value of a personal project.

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Sep 172017

A Conversation on Widowhood

In many regions of the world widowhood marks a “social death” for a woman – casting her and her children out to the margins of society. Photojournalist Amy Toensing and National Geographic’s Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, discuss the project, A Life After Loss, that looks at the status of widows In Uganda, Bosnia, and India.

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