Wrestlers at the Guru Jasram Ji Akhara, New Delhi, India
A stylishly dressed man walking through the Piazza district in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Homeless cycle rickshaw drivers smoke at a tea stall in a parking lot next to the Yamuna River where they sleep. New Delhi, India.
A boy ties his 'howli' or traditional turban against the wind, Chinguetti, once one of Islam's holiest cities (today it is regarded as the seventh holiest city) it has been dated at a around seven hundred, (700) years old and is famed for it's Koranic libraries and distinctive mosque, Mauritania.
A man walks over an enormous sand dune overlooking Chinguetti, Mauritania.
Boys oil themselves before a massage by a teacher. Kerala Kalamandalam, the State academy for Kathikali, Kerala, India
A man walks through a Saharan sandstorm. Chinguetti, Mauritania.
Narcisse, who is HIV positive and the president of his local AIDS Association - Girimpuhwe ('Have compassion') - prays with his family at home at dawn before they start work in the fields. Kibileze, Rwanda
Saidi Ruhimbana comforts his dying wife Anastasie. Both have AIDS. In order to pay for medicine for their treatment they have spent their savings and taken some of their children out of school. Saidi was formerly a builder but is now too weak to work. Kibileze, Rwanda
A woman receives her AIDS test result with shock at Kibayi Health Centre. Rwanda.
Tenant Shyirambezre. Infected with HIV by his late wife. Kibileze, Rwanda
Arun Warrior, 19, a student at the Kerala Kalamandalam, the State academy for Kathikali. Kerala, India
Boys accused of genocide crimes in Gitarama Prison, Gitarama, Rwanda.
A Hutu child carries water in a tin can up a steep hill in Buhonga Regroupment camp, Burundi
Mujahadeen fighters in a ruined building during the seige of Kabul. Kabul, Afghanistan.
A boy ponders his amputee father's artificial legs - a victim of the Sierra Leone civil war. Makeni, Sierra Leone
A traumatised former child abductee. Forced to commit atrocities by The Lords Resistance Army, he is unable to mix with other children. Gulu, Uganda
Two former boy fighters from Charles Taylor's militia argue with and threaten another boy. Monrovia, Liberia
A mother, her son and their dog in their shack on squatted land in the Movimentodos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra camp, near Iguacu, Brazil.
A boy pleads for more food in an emergency feeding centre in Ajiep, South Sudan
A young girl sits alone in the sand outside a feeding centre, Ajiep, South Sudan
Ibrahim, an amputee victim of the Sierra Leone civil war. Makeni, Sierra Leone
A therapist pays a home visit to a deaf-blind boy and his family after their school was closed during the war. Sarajevo, Bosnia
A scavenger looks for discarded waste to sell on a home-made raft of rags in the Yamuna River by the Kudsia Ghat. Delhi, India
A neighbour holds a stick to guide Anafo, a blind farmer. Upper East, Ghana
Boys climb what is know locally as the tree of Adam at Al Qurnah near Basra, Iraq
Capoeiristas practice Capoeira on Leblon beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A boy jumps into the sea from the pier of the harbour of Santo António, Principe. Sao Tome and Principe
Waiting for customers at Manze's Pie and Mash shop, Peckham, London, UK
Simon jellying eels at Mick's Eels, London, UK
Followers of the Shiva sect of Hinduism ritually bathe at a Hindu festival at Courtalam waterfall, Tamil Nadu, India
A female Maoist fighter, Dolakha district, Nepal
Jean, an orphan of Burundi's ethnic conflict at Shalom House shivers under a blanket with malaria. Ruyigi, Burundi
A newsreader on Somaliland TV in a makeshift studio, Hargeisa, Self Declared Independent country of Somaliland.
Vishal Bhatt breathes fire above Kathputli. When the traditional nomadic lifestyles of courtly entertainers declined, the families moved to the cities to find work. New Delhi, India
A woman uses a bowl to shield her eyes from the sun, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Raffan and Chi-Chi perform grisly street magic routine. Kathputli, New Delhi, India
A drunken protester attempts to hide in a doorway as riot police charge demostrators during the protests surrounding the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings. Prague, Czech Republic
A father and son ride together on a bike, Mazrar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
Karla Rao sweeps the floor whilst his mother, Narayamma lies on a charpoy. She has AIDS and his father has fled. Andhra Pradesh, India
Master craftsman Radhakhrishna Stpathy offers a devotion at dawn before carving the eyes into a statue of a dancing Nataraja, Tamil Nadu, India
Men sit and talk whilst a monkey nonchalantly saunters by. The Indian Coffee House, New Delhi, India
A family have lunch at the Indian Coffee House, Chandigarh, India
A mentally ill man picks up a rock to throw at passing traffic. Delhi, India
An priest at the cave monestery of Yimrehane Kristos near Lalibela, Ethiopia
Customers in the Indian Coffee House, Chertala, India
Manjani inside his room at the Tamaraikulum Elders's Village, a retirement community, Tamil Nadu, India
A traditional Rajasthani gypsy musician tunes his Ravanhatta (violin) inside the Amber Fort, Jaipur, India
The cashier at the Indian Coffee House in Nagpur, India
A priest reads as he walks through cloisters in the courtyard of the Saint Augustino Church, Palermo, Italy