Donna Ferrato

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Location: New York
Nationality: American/Italian
Biography:   Donna Ferrato is an internationally acclaimed photojournalist known for her groundbreaking documentation of the hidden world of domestic violence. Her seminal book   Living With the Enemy   (Aperture, 1991) went into four... read on
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Interview with Young Survivor of Domestic Violence
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May 19, 2017
I recently had a conversation with a young survivor of domestic violence who lives in Kosovo. He hopes to expand awareness of domestic violence in his country and I was glad to speak with him. 

"Through all my childhood I have been exposed to domestic violence. As a little child it was very hard to cope with the terrible feeling of seeing my mother being an obedient wife just for the sake of her children. I had no strength to do something that could wipe away her tears and stop the hand of my father from beating us. I was always looking for a way to speak it out, to tell people how harmful domestic violence is and make them understand. I have been following Donna Ferrato’s work since a year now, and everytime I scroll to her photographs I relate myself to them..."

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