Carol Allen Storey
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‘Sex for Survival’ is the mantra many of the women chant in a fishing village where widows have assumed the awesome responsibility of raising their family, where they have no means of support. The women are proud, but desperate so they resort to sex work, an age old profession. Grace, Mbabaz and Eva are all HIV+, widows pose proudly along the shore.
Biography: Carol Allen Storey is an award winning photojournalist specialising in chronicling humanitarian and social issues.
“My images are intimate, about issues and citizens I deeply care about.
I believe photographs may not be capable of doing the moral work for us,
but they can trigger the process of social consciousness”
Storey’s work has been exhibited and published internationally. In 2009 she was appointed a UNICEF ambassador. She was a finalist in the Taylor-Wessing Portrait Awards exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2009 and 2011, a finalist for Social Documentary in...