Andrew Biraj wins Gold at China Press Photo Contest

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Bangladeshi photographer and Pathshala alumni Andrew Biraj wins Gold award and honourable mention at International Press Photo Contest

http://www.chipp.cn/2013-03/23/content_7095630.htm
http://www.chipp.cn/2013-03/22/content_7087120.htm

A woman sits with her child in a boat during heavy rains at a flooded village in Kurigram, Bangladesh. At least 100 people have died and hundreds of thousands of people were marooned as floods triggered by heavy rains spread across Bangladesh. Photo Andrew Biraj
A woman sits with her child in a boat during heavy rains at a flooded village in Kurigram, Bangladesh. At least 100 people have died and hundreds of thousands of people were marooned as floods triggered by heavy rains spread across Bangladesh. Photo Andrew Biraj

Seventeen-year-old prostitute Hashi, embraces a Babu, her "husband", inside her small room at Kandapara brothel in Tangail, a northeastern city of Bangladesh, March 4, 2012. Many young and inexperienced prostitutes have "lovers" or "husbands" who normally live outside the brothel occasionally taking money and sex from them in exchange for security in this male dominated society. She earns about 800-1000 taka daily ($9.75 - $12.19) servicing around 15-20 customers every day. Photo Andrew Biraj
Seventeen-year-old prostitute Hashi, embraces a Babu, her “husband”, inside her small room at Kandapara brothel in Tangail, a northeastern city of Bangladesh, March 4, 2012. Many young and inexperienced prostitutes have “lovers” or “husbands” who normally live outside the brothel occasionally taking money and sex from them in exchange for security in this male dominated society. She earns about 800-1000 taka daily ($9.75 – $12.19) servicing around 15-20 customers every day. Photo Andrew Biraj

 

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