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Abused dog sanctuary in Mexico City

A dog sanctuary in Mexico is the first of its kind as it provides troubled canines with a safe and loving home. Milagros Caninos (Miracle Dogs) is a sanctuary in Mexico City that takes in abused, elderly, terminally ill, and disabled dogs.
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18 Jan 2013 14:25:00
Roman Sakovich's By Portraits Before And After Drug Abuse

The above portrait is part of London-based photographer Roman Sakovich's project, “Half”, which highlights the drastic physical effects of substance abuse. Sakovich has created split images that simultaneously portray an individual prior to and post addiction, leaving the viewer with a stark visualization of the damaging effects of drug use on our bodies.
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10 Mar 2013 11:19:00
A s*x worker (C) stages a performance to denounce what they say is abuse and social stigma against them in Madrid, Spain, October 14, 2015. Placard reads "Prostitutes are the ones that make the streets dirty". (Photo by Andrea Comas/Reuters)

A s*x worker (C) stages a performance to denounce what they say is abuse and social stigma against them in Madrid, Spain, October 14, 2015. Placard reads "Prostitutes are the ones that make the streets dirty". (Photo by Andrea Comas/Reuters)
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17 Oct 2015 08:00:00
A man arrested for protesting over human rights abuses makes a court appearance in leg irons at the magistrates courts in Harare, Monday, September 14, 2020. Human rights defenders say it appears the government is using restrictions imposed to combat COVID-19 to suppress political criticism. Opposition officials, human rights groups and some analysts accuse Mnangagwa of abusing the rights of critics, using tactics as harsh as his predecessor, the late Robert Mugabe. (Photo by Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo)

A man arrested for protesting over human rights abuses makes a court appearance in leg irons at the magistrates courts in Harare, Monday, September 14, 2020. Human rights defenders say it appears the government is using restrictions imposed to combat COVID-19 to suppress political criticism. Opposition officials, human rights groups and some analysts accuse Mnangagwa of abusing the rights of critics, using tactics as harsh as his predecessor, the late Robert Mugabe. (Photo by Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo)
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28 Sep 2020 00:01:00
A dog from the K9 Division of the Sri Lanka Army’s Commando Regiment performs during an event to mark International Children’s Day at a school in Welisara, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 01 October 2016. Sri Lanka marks the Children's Day on 01 October with more emphasis on prevention of child abuse. (Photo by M.A. Pushpa Kumara/EPA)

A dog from the K9 Division of the Sri Lanka Army’s Commando Regiment performs during an event to mark International Children’s Day at a school in Welisara, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 01 October 2016. Sri Lanka marks the Children's Day on 01 October with more emphasis on prevention of child abuse. (Photo by M.A. Pushpa Kumara/EPA)
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02 Oct 2016 09:07:00
“Bazooka”, a one year old stray cat, is treated at the SPCA (Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) clinic in Tel Aviv, Israel, 06 January 2016. Bazooka arrived at the clinic in critical condition after he went through severe abuse with bruises all over his body and painted with pink oxidation. (Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA)

“Bazooka”, a one year old stray cat, is treated at the SPCA (Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) clinic in Tel Aviv, Israel, 06 January 2016. Bazooka arrived at the clinic in critical condition after he went through severe abuse with bruises all over his body and painted with pink oxidation. The Israeli street cat population is estimated to be about two million. Without enough financial support from the state, animal rights organizations find it difficult to keep the up with the pace when it comes to spaying and neutering feral cats, causing the population to grow. (Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA)
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27 Jan 2016 13:17:00
Vanessa: Hunts Point, Bronx

Vanessa: Hunts Point, Bronx

Vanessa, thirty-five, had three children with an abusive husband. She “lost her mind, started doing heroin”, after losing the children, who were taken away and given to her mother. The drugs led to homelessness and prostitution. She grew up on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx, but now spends her time in Hunts Point, “trying to survive everyday. Just doing whatever it takes”.
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13 May 2012 10:13:00
Models pose for a photograph backstage before the Miss Koch beauty pageant, titled “Getting to Zero Teenage Pregnancy”, at the Korogocho slums in Nairobi, December 6, 2014. The winner of the pageant, Miss Koch Kenya, will represent and lead the non-governmental organization to encourage youths in slums to overcome challenges such as poverty, crime, drug and sexual abuse, according to organisers. (Photo by Thomas Mukoya/Reuters)

Models pose for a photograph backstage before the Miss Koch beauty pageant, titled “Getting to Zero Teenage Pregnancy”, at the Korogocho slums in Nairobi, December 6, 2014. The winner of the pageant, Miss Koch Kenya, will represent and lead the non-governmental organization to encourage youths in slums to overcome challenges such as poverty, crime, drug and sexual abuse, according to organisers. (Photo by Thomas Mukoya/Reuters)
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07 Dec 2014 11:29:00