Capturing the Life of Women in the Military is this Photographer’s Passion

November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019: Photojournalist Lynsey Addario has covered conflict all over the world for more than 20 years, including in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Africa.

But her most recent project for National Geographic’s November issue titled “Women: A Century of Change” was the first time women in the military — both in the U.S. and elsewhere — took the spotlight in her storytelling.

In addition to highlighting women all over the world, women also photographed and wrote all content for the November National Geographic issue.

Addario, who is based out of London, featured five countries in the project: the U.S.; Syria; Israel; Colombia; and South Sudan.

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