[Kictanet] Aid workers lament rise of 'development pornography'

Alex Gakuru gakuru at mail.co.ke
Tue Sep 20 19:32:03 EAT 2005

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* From Reuters: 'Development Pornography' Debate Resurfaces
Aid workers and photographers are revisiting a complicated 
 debate that first emerged during 1980s famines in Africa. Are 
 photos of naked, starving people accurate depictions of 
 humanitarian crises, or are they a form of "development 
 pornography"? Some aid groups are seeking stricter standards for 
 photos of victims used by NGOs in their fundraising campaigns, 
 while others say the stark images are needed to spur action. 
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