Where children sleep

2 Sep

Recently, the charitable organization Save the Children asked documentary photographer James Mollison to come up with an idea to get people thinking about the rights of children around the world. What he came up with was an unusual, but powerful project: a photo essay of more than 200 children and their bedrooms, called “Where Children Sleep.”

 

Four-year-old Kaya lives in Tokyo, where her mother spends $1,000 per month on her wardrobe:

 

James Mollison

 

 

A Romanian four-year-old living outside Rome, Italy with his undocumented family:

 

James Mollison

 

A 7-year-old Nepalese girl who works in a quarry and lives in a one-room home with her parents and siblings:

 

James Mollison

 

Alyssa lives with her family in Harlan County, Kentucky:

 

James Mollison

 

Eight-year-old Ahkohxet lives with his tribe in the Amazon basin in Brazil:

 

James Mollison

 

Nine-year-old Dong lives with his family in Yunnan, China:

 

James Mollison

 

Nine-year-old Tzvika lives in the West Bank, in a gated community of 36,000 Orthodox Jews:

 

James Mollison

 

Nine-year-old Jamie lives with his family on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan:

 

James Mollison

 

Eleven-year-old Thais lives in the City of God, Brazil and wants to be a model:

 

James Mollison

 

Kana, 16, lives in Tokyo:

 

James Mollison

 

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