Mihaela Noroc – a photographer – has photographed many women from all around the world for the past five years.
She traveled countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, North Korea; with her backpack and captured women’s photos no matter they are old or rich, “beautiful or not”, rich or poor.
“I really try to focus on women’s stories, how they face challenges and overcome them,” Mihaela Noroc says.
Now she has her book compiled by the publishing company Ten Speed Press/Penguin Random House.
The book is called “The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits”.
And the thesis of the book is “all women are beautiful and strong, despite the many kinds of struggles and discrimination they face.”
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Photos by Mihaela Noroc.