Atefe Moeini for The New York Times
Atefe Moeini for The New York Times

Featuring: Eremaya Albrecht, Arleigh Haskal, Tahia Farhin Haque, Julie Lozano, Luxi Yang, Georgia Canning, Constanze Josting, Shraddha Gupta, Atefe Moeini, Noga Sieradzki, Sarah Sunday Moses, Da Hyeon Kim, Jesse Mireles, Yasmine Malone, Amarachi Chukwuma, Ebunoluwa Osaro Akinbo, Anna Dermicheva, TiKa Wallace, Leen Awartani

Eighteen is an age. It is also a rite of passage.

In the United States, 18 means the right to vote. In Israel, it might mean mandatory draft into the military. Eighteen in Australia means permission to drink at a pub.

Around the world, one in five women will be married by age 18. Millions will enter university.

#ThisIs18 aims to capture what life is like for 18-year-old girls across oceans and cultures.

This is a celebration of girlhood around the world — through girls’ eyes.


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    The New York Times

    Since 1851, the New York Times has been on the ground reporting stories from around the globe that no one else was telling. How we tell those stories has changed, but our mission to seek the truth and help people understand the world has remained constant.


 archive : Photoville LA

Featuring: Various Artists

Curated by: Jessica Bennett Sandra Stevenson Sharon Attia

Presented by: The New York Times
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