Mother saying goodbye to her angel

PhotographerJan Møller Hansen
Prize1st Place in People
City/CountryCopenhagen, Nepal
Photo Date10th November 2012
Entry Description

A mother and her family performing the last Hindu cremation ritual at the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.

About Photographer

Jan Moeller Hansen is a self-taught and international award-inning photographer working with visual story telling and social documentary. While living in Bangladesh, Nepal and South Sudan, he has photographed marginalised and vulnerable people, refugees and displaced people affected by conflict, war, social stigmatisation, urban and rural poverty. Jan Moeller Hansen works with diplomacy, humanitarian aid, development assistance and photography. In April 2015, he published the book Images of Nepal, Jagadamba Press Kathmandu.