This year (2013) the Association des Femmes Journalistes (The Association of Women Journalists), an organisation promoting women in the media, and Canon France, the photographic equipment manufacturer, distributor and importer, in association with Images-Evidence, wish to give a female photojournalist, an award of 8000 Euros, endowed by Canon France. The Award is supported by Le Figaro Magazine.
The Canon Female Photojournalist Award granted by the AFJ is presented to a female photojournalist in activity who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or cultural subject in a journalistic manner, on presentation of a dossier.The Award will be given to an individual photojournalist and not to a group, without any consideration of her nationality. The Award is given in order to allow the winner to carry out the photo-reportage which has been presented for the Award.
The applicant agrees that, should she obtain the Award, she will be in Perpignan on the 7th of September 2014 to attend the evening projection of the 25th International Festival of Photojournalism, where she will be presented with the Award by representatives of the AFJ and Canon.