RICHARD AVEDON (May 1923 – October was an American fashion and portrait photographer. The New York Times said that "his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century".
a female rhino in Tugela Private Game Reserve, Colenso, Natal, South Africa, November that four months earlier survived a brutal dehorning by poachers who used a chainsaw to remove her horns and a large section of bone in that area of her skull
2012 World Press Photo Contest Winners: Prize People in the News Stories: Chieko Matsukawa shows her daughter's graduation certificate, after she found it in the debris in Higashimatsushima City, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, April (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP)
Dhaka, Bangladesh, June Nobisa Begam, 15 years old, splashed with acid for refusing a marriage proposal. - Many people ask: "Why do you complain about women's rights. Why can't you just be happy with the rights you have?