A woman raises her arms in front of security forces standing guard in front of the World Bank offices in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 23 – 29 July

Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torments of man. Friedrich Nietzsche

A man walks by Internal security forces, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Rabih Yassine)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 2 – 8 July

Those who have suffered, who have known poverty or oppression, are generally the most prone to kindness. Perhaps it is well to endure some misery if only to learn this lesson. ARTHUR LYNCH

Devotees with lit oil lamps perform religious rituals during the Swasthani Brata Katha festival at #Thecho in #Lalitpur, #Nepal. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 4 – 10 February

Justice is merely incidental to law and order. J. Edgar Hoover

A #cat yawns as it sits in a lane between ash-covered trees and buildings from the eruption of the #Taal #volcano, in the village of #BusoBuso, #Philippines. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 January

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud. Émile Zola

A #woman poses with her face painted with a red hand during a demonstration against #sexual harassment, rape and domestic violence, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Patrick Baz / Abaad / AFP)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 5 – 11 December

The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs. Shannon L. Alder

Bolivian wrestlers, both members of the Fighting Cholitas, fight at Sharks of the Ring wrestling club in #ElAlto, #Bolivia. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 26 Nov – 2 Dec

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends. J.K. Rowling

People take photos as hot air balloons glide over #Cappadocia, in #Nevsehir, #Turkey. (Sercan Kucuksahin / Anadolu Agency)
International POW

International POW: 24 – 30 September

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean

Rescue workers wade through flood waters as they evacuate a woman using a paddling pool, in #Pingxiang, #China. (China Stringer Network / Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 9 – 15 July

When you finish getting yourself ready in the morning, you must go get the planet ready aswell. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Double amputee dog #CoraRose balances on her hind legs to watch Zach Skow repairing her cart on a street in #Washington, U.S. (REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 May

Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

Models pose with placards in front of the #Eiffel Tower during The All Sizes Catwalk event in #Paris, #France. (AFP)
International POW

International POW: 23 – 29 April

Acceptance is being able to feel beautiful in whatever you feel comfortable in. Barbie Ferreira