Mother saying goodbye to her angel

PhotographerJan Møller Hansen
Prize1st Place in People
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, who works with social documentary. During his five years in Bangladesh (2007-2012), he walked around in slums, workshops, brick kilns, ship breaking yards and many other places photographing slum people, acid survivors, transgenders, ship breakers and many other oppressed and marginalised people. Jan Moeller Hansen is a former Danish senior diplomat. In April 2015, he published the book Images of Nepal, Jagadamba Press Kathmandu.