Ron Nicolaysen

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Ron Nicolaysen is a commercial, fine art, and documentary photographer. He is based in New York City.

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"Violence against women is an issue that cannot wait. A brief look at the statistics makes it clear. At least one out of three women is likely to be beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in her lifetime".
      —Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General, November 2008

As part of a larger United Nations project targeting violence against women, Ron Nicolaysen was commissioned to photograph survivors of sex trafficking in Argentina. These pictures are among those displayed in an award-winning exhibit at UN headquarters in November 2008 and March 2009.

Survivors, Argentina 2008 (captions are taken from the original by Ron Nicolaysen)

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