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. His visual stories and documentary photography work focus on the lives and conditions of poor, marginalised and stigmatised people, living with conflict, displacement, insecurity, injustice, inequality and corruption. All his photography projects share a profound interest in human rights, dignity and the belief that everyone has the right to be recognised as a human being, regardless of social background, family relations, or living conditions.