Yen Duong is a Vietnamese independent journalist and documentary photographer whose works tend to place a focus on human stories. She has documented stories from the trauma of Palestinian teens being kept under house arrest in East Jerusalem, home demolitions in the Bedouin communities in the oPt, young Vietnamese girls being trafficked and sold to China, to the impact of rapid urbanization on marginalized communities in southern Vietnam and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She has contributed to the New York Times, Al Jazeera, South China Morning Post, Balkan Insight, IRIN News, New Naratif and various NGOs.
She's a 2018 Women Photograph mentee, a runner-up of 2018 Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award by the UK Foreign Press Association and a fellow of the South-South Media Lab program, funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with a short-term residency in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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*Currently in Hanoi, Vietnam