Acid throwing is a kind of violence and according to the official statistics and local news increased compare to the past IRAN.This kind of violence is mostly against women and children. These attacks have been done with intent to disfigure, maim, torture and destroy the social life and the future of the victim. The motivation to commit this type of violence is cultural destitiution ,intolerance and happens in situations such as family conflicts,rejected marriage proposal, revenge and divorce requests. Victims in addition physical and psychological damages are faced the experience of social stigma ,blame and social unpleasant tags .the victims are in dire need of medical and financial support and counseling services. Unfortunately there is no governmental and nongovernmental organizations to follow these issues in the country and they have to treat themselves only by public aid and donations. Asghar Khamseh
With more than 230,000 entries from around the globe this year, the Sony World Photography Awards claims the title to the world’s largest photography competition. But it’s not just the volume of participants that makes this brainchild of the World Photography Organisation so prominent—it’s the quality and importance of the work that rises to the top.
Here are this year’s winners in the Professional categories (seven for documentary and seven for art work), judged on a body of work, announced at a gala evening in London on April 21. They are among more than 500 images on view through May 8 at Somerset House in London. See work from second and third place winners in every category here.