In addition to the winning photo series, the independent jury also awarded eight honorable mentions. The stories show children from many different countries all over the world.


Honorable Mentions 2015

Adriane Ohanesian (USA / Kenya)

Sudan: The forgotten war

Adriane Ohanesian documents the fate of the people in Darfur.

Bülent Kiliç (Turkey)

Syrian-Turkish border: Through barbed wire

The photos document the desperate efforts of Syrian refugees to pass the border to Turkey. A reportage by the Turkish photographer Bülent Kiliç.

Johan Bävman (Sweden)

Sweden: Leave it to daddy!

Swedish photographer Johan Bävman accompanied men who decided to opt out of their work temporarily and stay at home for at least 6 months.

Lindsay Morris (USA)

USA: You are you

US photographer Lindsay Morris has filed a sensitive report about “gender-nonconforming children”.

Megan Chloe Lovell (UK)

UK: The desire to grow up

The young British photographer Megan Chloe Lovell focusses on her little sister’s tribulations for a photographic essay full of emotional pictures.

Mohammad Golchin (Iran)

Iran: No distance too far to get to school

Iranian photographer Mohammad Golchin tells the story of schools and teachers that won’t give up on a single student.

Rada Akbar (Afghanistan)

Childhood in Afghanistan

The Afghan photographer Rada Akbar portrayed hard working children in their home country.

Sadegh Souri (Iran)

Iran: No mercy for the children

The photo documentary by the Iranian photographer Sadegh Souri gives an insight in the situation of girls in a juvenile detention center near Tehran.