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In pictures: Ukrainian mothers share their perspective on war

'We are fighting for a world where we can give birth without the sound of sirens.' Women photographers are documenting the war in Ukraine through the lens of motherhood, showing an intimate and rarely seen side to the conflict

'We are fighting for a world where we can give birth without the sound of sirens.' Women photographers are documenting the war in Ukraine through the lens of motherhood, showing an intimate and rarely seen side to the conflict

Ukrainian women have been sharing their experiences of mothering in a conflict via a new photography platform.

Created by Bristol-based filmmaker Karni Arieli during lockdown, the Eye Mama Project invites mothers worldwide to document their version of history.

Now it’s providing a mother’s eye view of a war that has displaced 14 million people – including 4.8 million children.

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Gallery: a selection of pictures from the project

Find out more about the #eyemamaproject on Instagram, @eyemamaproject.

Main image: Ira Dzvonkovska

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