Ripple Effect Images: Photojournalists Supporting Women

September 27, 2012

By David Walker

© Lynn Johnson/Ripple Effect Images

Lynn Johnson photographed Kenyan women joking around during a tree-planting project that has provided jobs and diminished the cycles of drought and flooding that once threatened their livelihood. To see more images by photojournalists working with Ripple Effect Images, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

Ripple Effect Images, a consortium of photojournalists, launched in 2010 with a mission to help non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in the developing world improve the lot of women and girls, especially those whose lives are affected by the consequences of climate change. The idea, says photojournalist and Ripple Effect founder Annie Griffiths, is to use photography and video to help...

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