Ian Parry Scholarship Winners Announced
Farzana Hossen of Bangladesh was awarded the 2013 Ian Parry Scholarship for her story on the victims of acid attacks in her country. You can see more of Farzana’s work and read about the scholarship on the Ian Parry Foundation’s Web site.
"Farzana’s winning portfolio ‘Lingering Scars’ communicated an intensely personal story with brave and intelligent visual story telling of great strength and depth of composition,” the judges said in a press release.
In addition to Farzana, three other photographers received commendation from the jury: Magda Rakita of Poland; Mehran Hamrahi of Iran; and Kazi Riasat Alve of Bangladesh.
Caption: Roushon, 32, was got married at the age of thirteen in Birampur. After eight years of their married life in 2002, her husband poured acid on her while she was in deep sleep together with her son because she resisted on her husband’s second marriage. She lost an ear completely and half of her face and body has been burned. She now lives with her son in her mother’s family and now studying along with her son.