We’re launching a 72-hour challenge for five student film makers to create a three minute short film around marginalised voices. Watch this space for live updates and social media as the competition starts this Friday, 3rd February.
Panos London Newsletter
Welcome to our first newsletter of 2012. To kick off the year we’re creating more ways for you to get involved with Panos London. You can put questions to our new blogger, Bhan Sahu, a community activist in India; follow a 72-hour film-making challenge to promote marginalised voices and share your thoughts with us on Google+. Scroll down for new articles from Nigeria, India, South Africa and Pakistan, as well as critical reflections on the COP17 climate change conference in Durban.
Rina Saeed Khan discusses the state of Pakistan from the inside – from the Taliban and ‘Halal’ police to café culture and boy bands.
“Human beings have two main instincts: the instinct of self-protection and the instinct to reproduce,” says Dr Nayana Patel.
And she should know – she has carved out a career matching infertile couples with poor women willing to ‘rent their wombs’.
In this video, we look back at some of Panos Pictures’ biggest stories and consider the ways the agency and the industry has evolved after 25 years.
Rag-pickers, people who sift through rubbish for a living in India, travelled to Durban to take part in the UN climate change negotiations.