Esther Ruth Mbabazi

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Nationality: Ugandan
Biography: Esther Ruth Mbabazi is a photographer based in Kampala, Uganda. Esther uses storytelling and photojournalism to address issues in her society. Coming from a humble background, her work explores changing conditions on the African continent, with a... read on

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on Vogue: This Ugandan Photographer Is Challenging the Way the World Sees Women With Disabilities

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Vanessa Nakate, for The New York Times

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The Batwa community of South Western Uganda

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National Geographic - Coronavirus Coverage

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For The Washington Post

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Interview with Devex

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With Save The Children

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Women by Women campaign

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NatGeo Storytellers Summit 2020

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In Artsy

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Project talk with Pulitzer Center.

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Interview with The Phoblographer

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'This Time We Are Young'

By Esther Mbabazi — documenting the disparate lives of 3 uganda teens A country in which nearly half the population is under 15..

Interview with PicDrop

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on NYTimes Lens Blog: 12 Emerging Photographers You Should Know

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