Honorable Mention / 2021 / Press / Feature Story

story of a dream

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    Yalda Moaiery
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.She was living in an small town in north of Iran.She was coming with her husband and three children to the capital(Tehran) for better life.She couldnt handle the economic situation and started to work as a prostitute.she and her husband and older son started to use different kinds of drugs.They became homeless and after some years her husband dies.Her older son became prisoner as a drug dealer and two other son left her to live with their grand parents.At the last years of her life she started to live with a young boy and had two daughters from him.She died when she was 36 by mental abscess

Started her career as a Photographer at age of 19 by covering Afghanistan war .At 21 she continued her career by covering Iraq war.She has coverd Wars , Conflicts and Natural Disasters in different parts of the world and made social documentary stories as well in regions such as:

Afghanistan,Pakistan,Lebanon,Iraq,Georgia,Indonesia &,Somalia, Her work Has been published by International magazines and newspapers such as Time, Newsweek ,Le Monde ,El pais, San Fransisco Chronicle,The Mail On Sunday,Le Figaro.etc.Her works are basically concentrated on Documentary and real events.