Doris Brent in her room in The New Jewish Home nursing home in New York City (Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation Fellowship).

Doris Brent in her room in The New Jewish Home nursing home in New York City (Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation Fellowship).

 Walter Hykes at SpiriTrust Lutheran LIFE Center in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation Fellowship).

Walter Hykes at SpiriTrust Lutheran LIFE Center in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation Fellowship).

 Mathew Shurka, conversion therapy survivor and gay rights activist in West Village, NYC (for The Guardian).

Mathew Shurka, conversion therapy survivor and gay rights activist in West Village, NYC (for The Guardian).

 Jaye Travis Brooks Sr, USA Knight, after a tournament in New York City (from Modern Knights).

Jaye Travis Brooks Sr, USA Knight, after a tournament in New York City (from Modern Knights).

 Marta Montanez stands in her garden in 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York (for The Guardian).

Marta Montanez stands in her garden in 9th Street Community Garden Plaza on 9th street and Avenue C in East Village, New York (for The Guardian).

 Neuris Feliz, Army veteran, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA (for Die Zeit).

Neuris Feliz, Army veteran, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA (for Die Zeit).

 Rosa Navarro, mother of a fallen Marine, in her home in Escondido, California, USA (for Die Zeit).

Rosa Navarro, mother of a fallen Marine, in her home in Escondido, California, USA (for Die Zeit).

 Jean in Kampala, Uganda (for Endless Links).

Jean in Kampala, Uganda (for Endless Links).

 Sam Okello and students in the classroom at Hope North School and Vocational Centre, Kiryandongo District, Uganda (for Conde Nast Traveler). 

Sam Okello and students in the classroom at Hope North School and Vocational Centre, Kiryandongo District, Uganda (for Conde Nast Traveler). 

 LGBT activist Pepe Julian Onziema in Kampala, Uganda (for Aeon).

LGBT activist Pepe Julian Onziema in Kampala, Uganda (for Aeon).

 LGBT activist Frank Mugisha in Kampala, Uganda (for Aeon).

LGBT activist Frank Mugisha in Kampala, Uganda (for Aeon).

 Parliamentarian David Bahati during a gathering at Ugandan parliament in Kampala, Uganda (for Aeon).

Parliamentarian David Bahati during a gathering at Ugandan parliament in Kampala, Uganda (for Aeon).

 Rwandan president Paul Kagame at the announcement of presidential election results at Amahoro stadium, Kigali, Rwanda (for Die Zeit). 

Rwandan president Paul Kagame at the announcement of presidential election results at Amahoro stadium, Kigali, Rwanda (for Die Zeit). 

 LGBT activist Stosh Mugisha in Kampala, Uganda (for Die Zeit).

LGBT activist Stosh Mugisha in Kampala, Uganda (for Die Zeit).

 Souaibou Toure stands next to his sorghum field in Cinzana, Mali (for The Guardian).

Souaibou Toure stands next to his sorghum field in Cinzana, Mali (for The Guardian).

 Kisitu Joseph sells clothes in the streets in Kampala, Uganda (from Passion for Speed).

Kisitu Joseph sells clothes in the streets in Kampala, Uganda (from Passion for Speed).

 Inline speed skater Kisitu Joseph at National Stadium in Kampala, Uganda (from Passion for Speed).

Inline speed skater Kisitu Joseph at National Stadium in Kampala, Uganda (from Passion for Speed).

 Polio victims Naja Atu Yusif and Adamu Yusif in the courtyard of their primary school in Kano, Nigeria (from Living with Polio in Northern Nigeria).

Polio victims Naja Atu Yusif and Adamu Yusif in the courtyard of their primary school in Kano, Nigeria (from Living with Polio in Northern Nigeria).

 Valente Inziku with his children Patricia Alezuyo, Joshua Tabu, and Convert Diana at their home in Aribio village, Arua District, Uganda (for The New York Times).

Valente Inziku with his children Patricia Alezuyo, Joshua Tabu, and Convert Diana at their home in Aribio village, Arua District, Uganda (for The New York Times).

 Danyne R Bharj and the children of Amani Baby Cottage in Jinja, Uganda (from Unusual Adoptions).

Danyne R Bharj and the children of Amani Baby Cottage in Jinja, Uganda (from Unusual Adoptions).

 Amy Blevins and her adopted sons Emmett and Isiah-Bruce in Jinja, Uganda (from Unusual Adoptions).

Amy Blevins and her adopted sons Emmett and Isiah-Bruce in Jinja, Uganda (from Unusual Adoptions).

 Jen Potocnik on the roof of her house in Inwood, NYC (from Slovenes in USA).

Jen Potocnik on the roof of her house in Inwood, NYC (from Slovenes in USA).

 Cynthia Shaw in Long Island City, NYC (from Slovenes in USA).

Cynthia Shaw in Long Island City, NYC (from Slovenes in USA).

 Sarah in Harlem, NYC (for Endless Links).

Sarah in Harlem, NYC (for Endless Links).

 Akello Sarah at Tiriri Health Center IV, Soroti District, Uganda (for The Guardian).

Akello Sarah at Tiriri Health Center IV, Soroti District, Uganda (for The Guardian).

 Ivan Matovu and his grandmother Deziranta Namigadde at Kyambogo University sports grounds in Kampala, Uganda (for The New York Times).

Ivan Matovu and his grandmother Deziranta Namigadde at Kyambogo University sports grounds in Kampala, Uganda (for The New York Times).

 Bosco and Eunice with their children Tadeo, Linda, Ilda, Edimon, and Patricia in front of their home in Gulu District, Uganda (for Financial Times Magazine).

Bosco and Eunice with their children Tadeo, Linda, Ilda, Edimon, and Patricia in front of their home in Gulu District, Uganda (for Financial Times Magazine).

 Martha Cagai Machar in Wulu village, Lakes State, South Sudan (for Women for Women International). 

Martha Cagai Machar in Wulu village, Lakes State, South Sudan (for Women for Women International). 

 Sharon outside her home in Kituburu Village, Wakiso District, Uganda (for CBM).

Sharon outside her home in Kituburu Village, Wakiso District, Uganda (for CBM).

 Ratna Khatun on the boat school on the river Atrai, Bangladesh (for The Global Fund for Children).

Ratna Khatun on the boat school on the river Atrai, Bangladesh (for The Global Fund for Children).

 Nollywood actors Emeka Ike, Ufuoma Ejenobor and Funsho Adeolu on the set of a Nollywood movie production in Lagos, Nigeria (from Nollywood: Cinema of Nigeria).

Nollywood actors Emeka Ike, Ufuoma Ejenobor and Funsho Adeolu on the set of a Nollywood movie production in Lagos, Nigeria (from Nollywood: Cinema of Nigeria).