March 8, 2023: The Wall Street Journal Newspaper Cover A1. Image by A. Perez Meca/Contacto via ZUMA Press shows hundreds of women with banners during a demonstration called by the Student Union and ‘Libres y Combativas’, for 8M, International Women’s Day in Madrid.
Scott Mc Kiernan, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, ZUMA Press
The Taliban banned women from attending university last December, nine months after the Islamist group barred girls from returning to secondary schools amid a brutal crackdown on women’s rights since it seized power in 2021. Afghanistan is currently one of the most difficult countries in the world in which to identify as a woman. Political and economic insecurity, educational inequality, sexual violence, and poor health are pervasive. One year after the fall of Kabul, women in Afghanistan are starving and have lost access to their hard-earned rights, education, and jobs. Welcome to: ‘Taliban’s War On Women’
Scott Mc Kiernan and ZUMA Press proudly announce ZUMA Entertainment on Instagram: @zumaentertainment
“Great entertainment brings joy to one and all, ZUMA Press is proud to launch an Entertainment imagery only Instagram, hope you enjoy” stated Scott Mc Kiernan ZUMA Press CEO and founder.
ZUMA Entertainment Will Be A Daily Curation Of The Top Images From The Fields Of Music, Movies, Television
Spearheaded by Photo Editor Jessica Cotsonas and the award-winning staff of ZUMA Press, @zumaentertainment will be a daily curation of the top images from the fields of music, movies, television and the rest of the performing arts as well as fashion and features from around the globe.
ZUMA Press is a digital media leader, producing and representing top award-winning news, in-depth reportage photo essays, sports and entertainment content. The ZUMA family 24/7/365 curates some of the world’s greatest photographers, wire services and newspapers pictures for its thousands of clients globally. Started in the early 1990s by photojournalists for photojournalists – ZUMA Press is now the world’s largest independent press agency and wire service.