A woman cleans her eyes with water after police fired teargas at migrants who threw stones during a protest to demand shelter after the #Moria camp burned down, in #Lesbos, #Greece. (Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP / Getty Images)
International POW

International POW: 15 – 21 September

Whoever lives sincerely and encounters much trouble and disappointment, but is not bowed down by them, is worth more than one who has always sailed before the wind and has only known relative prosperity. Vincent van Gogh

#Women perform A Rapist In Your Path, the Chilean protest song about rape culture, during a march on International Women’s Day, in #Lima, #Peru. (Rodrigo Abd / AP)
International POW

International POW: 3 – 9 March

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. – Abraham Lincoln

A child looks at the garbage that occupies the sidewalk in #Rome, #Italy. (Massimo Percossi / EPA)
International POW

International POW: 10 – 16 September

We never live; we are always in the expectation of living. Voltaire

Students march against alleged acts of aggression by the mobile anti-riot squad ( #ESMAD) of the Colombian national police, in #Medellín, #Colombia. (Luis Eduardo Noriega A / EPA)
International POW

International POW: 15 – 21 January

You’ve got to realize that when all goes well, and everything is beautiful, you have no comedy. It’s when somebody steps on the bride’s train, or belches during the ceremony that you’ve got comedy! – Phyllis Diller

Taiwanese Chen San-yuan, 70, " #Pokemon grandpa," plays the mobile game " #PokemonGo", near his home with 15 mobile phones, in New #Taipei City, #Taiwan. (Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 12 – 19 November

I am going to keep having fun every day I have left because there is no other way of life. You just have to decide

Ayah, 37, wearing a #niqab, weeps as she is embraced by a #police officer during a demonstration against a ban on the face #veil, in #Copenhagen, #Denmark. (Reuters)
International POW

International POW: 31 July – 6 August

True empathy requires that you step outside your own emotions to view things entirely from the perspective of the other person.

The father of #AhedTamimi kisses her hair at their house in Nabi Saleh village in the occupied #WestBank, #Palestine. (Raneen Sawafta / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 24 – 30 July

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of

A barefoot man stands in front of a pile of vehicles in western Athens after flash floods the Greek capital. (Petros Giannakouris / AP)
International POW

International POW: 14 – 20 November

Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that

People eat chillis while taking a bath in peppers during a competition, in Ningxiang, China. (STR / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 8 – 14 August

She could not bear to look at him just now. If she did, she might well slap him again. Or cry. Or kiss him. And

A woman poses during Holi celebrations in Uttar Pradesh, India. (Cathal McNaughton / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 7 – 13 March

Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. – Gibran Kahlil Gibran.