Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year for Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019) the charity is focusing on Body Image. Body image issues can affect all of us...
Bente Marei Stachowske
Parivash is a nine years old who calls herself Lola. She talks like a waterfall, is full of self-confidence and loves singing and dancing.
Lolas mother, Ozodakhon Issroilova, supported her daughter from day one. The father left them.
Ozodakhon helps other mothers overcome the prejudice of having a disabled child. In Tajik society children with disabilities bring shame and are often hidden away.
Previous Award Winners
Freedom to Love
Liza Van Der Stock
How to help
All cash donations are invested in projects that aim to encourage a cultural dialogue between communities and countries worldwide.