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


Honorable Mentions 2016

Alex Masi (Italy)

Ukraine: Warriors in the making

A photo series about a summer camp in Ukraine sheds some light on some of the most disturbing aspects of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Benedikt Ziegler (Germany)

Germany: When an “old person’s disease” torments children

Benedikt Ziegler accompanied young rheumatism patients: at home, with friends, in specialist clinics, during and after therapy sessions.

Jordi Pizarro (Spain)

India: Good things come together

Ever since photographer Jordi Pizarro has lived in New Delhi, he kept coming across news reports about a noticeably high rate of twins being born in Kerala in India.

Kirsty Mackay (United Kingdom)

United Kingdom: What’s so bad about pink?

In her reportage Kirsty Mackay focuses on the colour pink.

Laura Boushnak (Palestine)

Lebanon: Mohammed loves to swim

Mohammed lives in a Palestinian refugee camp in Southern Lebanon. That’s where photographer Laura Boushnak found him, a young man both mentally and physically traumatized.

Mauricio Lima (Brazil)

Europe: Just wanting to arrive!

Mauricio Lima accompanied two families on their flight from the war in the region of Aleppo, Syria. Their target: Sweden.

Yahya Arhab (Yemen)

Yemen: Those who can’t forget

Every day photographer Yahya Arhab sees those who will never be able to forget the forgotten war.