The IWD 2020 Photography Competition

Congratulations to the Winner, Georgina Abreu, and the 10 Highly Commended entries.

With 38,600 entries received in the International Women's Day 2020 Photography Competition, the range of creativity was outstanding. 

Photographers from around the world proudly entered their work to support the objective of presenting women in diverse and authentic ways. The IWD Photography Competition aims to challenge stereotypes and feature women in engaging and thought-provoking ways. Therefore the Competition was open to all genders - because forging an #EachforEqual world through imagery is not the sole responsibility of female photographers, but the responsibility of all photographers.  

A big thank you to photographic community EyeEm who kindly collaborate on the IWD Photography Competition and provide the IWD Image Collection

Below are the fabulous photographs awarded recognition from the IWD 2020 Photography Competition. Enjoy!


Congratulations to the winner Georgina Abreu

Georgina, from Madeira and now living in the UK, submitted the winning entry below and receives a $500 prize for exciting photographic equipment with Moment.

Her photograph can be viewed with an innocence and a playful authenticity that draws us into the moment.

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© Photograph: Georgina Abreu / EyeEm


Congratulations to the Highly Commended entries

Representing the diversity and authenticity of women is key to broadening perspectives and helping forge an #EachforEqual world.

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© Photograph: Cole Ndelu / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Manu Reyes / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Laura Allegri / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Jakir Hossain Rana / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Caterina Theoharidou / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Avel Shah / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Ruta Floral / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Renate Wefers / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Nina Zimolong / EyeEm


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© Photograph: Snappyrecorder / EyeEm

Let's all keep celebrating brilliant photography that challenges stereotypes and helps forge more inclusive mindsets about women's equality.

Remember you can always see the previous year's IWD Photography Competition here.

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