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Someone to Watch Over by Elif Shafek [Photos by Ersoy Emin]

It’s 75 years since Atatürk died, but he remains the poster boy of modern Turkey. Ersoy Emin photographs his ubiquitous presence while Elif Shakak reflects on the heroic portraits that have looked down on her since childhood.

"My mother always told me to remember Atatürk with gratitude in my heart since he had saved not only the nation but us Turkish women. If it weren’t for him, we would still be living like our sisters in some other parts of the Muslim world and men would still be marrying four women."

Read More Here. 

Someone to Watch Over by Elif Shafek [Photos by Ersoy Emin]

It’s 75 years since Atatürk died, but he remains the poster boy of modern Turkey. Ersoy Emin photographs his ubiquitous presence while Elif Shakak reflects on the heroic portraits that have looked down on her since childhood.

"My mother always told me to remember Atatürk with gratitude in my heart since he had saved not only the nation but us Turkish women. If it weren’t for him, we would still be living like our sisters in some other parts of the Muslim world and men would still be marrying four women."

Read More Here. 

A 13 year old eagle hunter in Mongolia by Asher Svidensky 

Most children, Asher Svidensky says, are a little intimidated by golden eagles. Kazakh boys in western Mongolia start learning how to use the huge birds to hunt for foxes and hares at the age of 13. Svidensky, a photography and travel writer, shot five boys but also Ashol-Pan. 

Read Her Story Here. [BBC Links]