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Melissa Prax

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  Recent Work
The aftermath of a gas attack in Syria
Halab Today TVWorld

Smart Fabric Could Act Like A Shield In A Gas Attack

A man pours a glass of water at Handsome Her cafe in Australia.
ReutersWorld

Australian Cafe Charges Men Extra To Make A Point About Gender Pay Gap

Adolf Hitler and members of the Nazi party
German Federal ArchivesU.S.

What A 1940s Government Film Said About Fascism Is Relevant In 2017

A wedding dress hung up for sale
Getty ImagesWorld

'Marry Your Rapist' Laws Are Becoming Less Common

A female police chief in Pakistan
Voice of AmericaWorld

A Police Chief Is Female In A Place Where Women Often Must Stay Home

A boy grabs a jacket
United NationsWorld

How An Ordinary Wall Can Help Locals In Need

"NYsferatu: Symphony of a Century" movie
More Art, Andrea MastrovitoEntertainment

Artist Uses Dracula To Make A Point About The NYC Immigrant Experience

A woman CEO walks into a meeting
Getty ImagesU.S.

Here's What Americans Think About Gender Inequality In Business

Women walk in Afghanistan
U.S. Department of DefenseWorld

Some Afghan Women Are Demanding To Be Called By Their Names

A Nepali teenage girl writes down her story.
WaterAid / Mani KarmacharyaWorld

Photos Changed Minds About Periods In This Nepali Village

A person from South Sudan sits on water jugs
Getty ImagesWorld

Why It's So Hard To Get Everyone Access To Clean Water

A child who was born intersex walks with her parents
Human Rights WatchU.S.

Groups Want To End Sex-Assignment Surgeries For Those Born Intersex

Women in Mosul, Iraq, after ISIS liberation
ReutersWorld

Liberating A City From ISIS Can Also Mean Liberation For Women

Winners of contest in China
ReutersWorld

A Bikini Competition Aims To Reinvent What It Means To Get Older

A student rides on a bike
World Bike ReliefWorld

How Donated Bikes Are Putting Education And Health Care Within Reach

Rohingya people in Bangladesh
Getty ImagesWorld

Rohingya Refugees Flee Myanmar For Bangladesh But Still Face Issues

A Muslim woman attends prayers
Getty ImagesU.S.

Hate Crimes Targeting Muslims Seem To Be Rising In The US

A girl participates in an art exhibit
Voice of AmericaU.S.

An Artist Is Using Old Phone Booths To Tell Immigrant Stories

A malnourished girl in Somalia
Getty ImagesWorld

Most US Voters Don't Seem To Know Much About Starvation Abroad

A former child bride and her baby
Getty ImagesU.S.

Activists Show Nations The Dollar Cost Of Allowing Child Marriages

Kenyan cycling team
Facebook / Kenyan Riders SafaricomWorld

An All-Black African Team Is Trying To Make A First In Cycling

Surgeons for Doctors Without Borders treat patient
Doctors Without BordersWorld

Doctors Without Borders Just Created The Ultimate Rescue Unit

Mosul civilians flee from violence
Getty ImagesWorld

Mosul's Next Battle: Rebuilding A Ruined City

Dakar Fashion Week street show
Voice of AmericaWorld

Senegalese Fashion Designer Brings High-Fashion To The Streets

Artist Éric Nado holding a typewriter gun
Éric NadoWorld

An Artist Makes 'Guns' From Antique Typewriters

A researcher stands by a map
The University of Newcastle AustraliaWorld

This Map Plots Massacres Of Aborigines When Australia Was Colonized

People in India planting a tree
Twitter / @CMMadhyaPradeshWorld

India Might Set Another Record For Most Trees Planted In 24 Hours

Women in Iran participate in protest campaign
My Stealthy FreedomWorld

These Iranian Women Are Protesting Their Country's Head-Covering Law

A demonstration of a child soldier holding a gun
UNICEFWorld

Group Says US List Of Countries Who Use Child Soldiers Isn't Complete

The Azraq refugee camp
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesWorld

Renewable Energy In Refugee Camps Could Be The Way Of The Future