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The International Women in Photo Association has announced the results of the 2020 edition of its photography award

16.06.2020 / Created by IWPA

Paris, June 9, 2020

An internationally selected jury composed of eminent figures from the art and photography community shortlisted five candidates and one laureate, as well as the winners of the Sustainable Award, the Canon Discovery Award and the IWPA Special Mention. The winning projects portray an array of subjects that, amongst others, put the emphasis on the body and on other pressing topics, such as sexual harassment. The images also take us to several geographical contexts, including the Euro-Mediterranean region.

The finalists were chosen from among 40 pre-selected candidates from a total of 600 women photographers from 70 countries and 6 continents. Such a substantial number of participants from so many countries allow us to discover inedited stories and talents, underlining the exceptional success and relevance of the IWPA Award worldwide.

The International Women in Photo Association promotes women photographers by highlighting and exposing their practices and talents to an international audience. Its mission is to encourage and support women photographers on the path of reaffirming their personal voice and practice. Even if due to the current pandemic, this year, the IWPA international exhibition calendar has been disrupted as many countries and locations have closed their gallery space, the Association is working on alternative options to make sure the fantastic selection of IWPA 2020 will be seen and promoted as much as possible.

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Association Aspirations féminines
Jbail- Byblos Municipality
Intermediaries Changing Center for Sustainable Development
Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development
Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
Women and Gender Unit – Ministry of Social Development
Regards de Femmes
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Gender Equality Unit
Assiwar- the Feminist Arab Movement
El Watan
Hope Village Society (HVS)
Union de l'Action Feministe (UAF)
Yaich Elarbi
Mada for Citizenship and Development
Jossour Forum des Femmes Marocaines (Jossour FFM)
Mauritanian Council of Businesswomen – CMFA
SIDRA Association
The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)
Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration
Traditional Women Association for Development
Young Men Christian Association (YMCA)
Service for Women's Rights and Gender Equality (SDFE)
University of Manouba Tunisia
Intissar Bendjabellah
Association Anaouat pour la femme et l'enfant
Society of Women Graduates (SWG) in the Gaza Strip
Womenpreneur Initiative
Faculty of Media & Knowledge Sciences, University of Malta
Youth Empowerment Society - YES
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Assocaition des Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises du Maroc (AFEM)
Tunisian Association of Development Law - ATDD
Inclusión, Ciudadanía, Diversidad y Educación
Cairo Center for Development (CCD)

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