Design: SEATTLE JOURNAL FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

Artwork for Volume 14, Issue 2 of the Seattle Journal for Social Justice.

Please note that the above link does not contain the image, though the image is found in the physical copies of the journal.

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I reported on access to contraception and unintended pregnancies among young women in Kenya in 2014. There I discovered that the true face of adversity is not apparent in statistics and academic papers. Rather, it is found in the strength and vulnerability of individual people. My experiences speaking to young, Kenyan girls and women about intimate and often frightening situations inspired the artwork for this issue.

This is an image created using Inkscape and GIMP (open-source alternatives to Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, respectively).

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