“Xyza Cruz Bacani (born 1987) is a Filipina street photographer and documentary photographer.
She is known for her black-and-white photographs of Hong Kong and documentary projects about migration and the intersections of labor and human rights.
She is one of the Magnum Foundation’s Human Rights Fellows and is the recipient of a resolution passed by the Philippines House of Representatives in her honor, HR No. 1969. Xyza is one of the BBC’s 100 Women of the World 2015, 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2016, Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2016, and a Fujifilm Ambassador.
She is the recipient of grants from Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting 2016, WMA Commission 2017 and part of Open Society Foundations Moving Walls 24.
Home runaway migrants on their way to a workshop that was arranged by the shelter to keep them active despite not having work.
Karamjit weep as she share her story with other runaways in the shelter.She is 45 year old from India. She has been staying in the shelter for 3 months. According to her she was physically abused by her employer.She still wants to continue working in Singapore for her children.
Nutarseh,45 years old is from Indonesia. According to a staff from the shelter,she lost her ability to remember events and recall memories and the shelter is investigating the probable cause. Her employer allegedly left her on the street until the police found her.She is now back in her home country.
Runaway migrant workers in Singapore share a meal inside the kitchen of the shelter. October 14,2016