Featuring: Eremaya Albrecht, Arleigh Haskal, Tahia Farhin Haque, Julie Lozano, Luxi Yang, Georgia Canning, Constanze Josting, Shraddha Gupta, Atefe Moeini, Noga Sieradzki, Sarah Sunday Moses, Da Hyeon Kim, Jesse Mireles, Yasmine Malone, Amarachi Chukwuma, Ebunoluwa Osaro Akinbo, Anna Dermicheva, TiKa Wallace, Leen Awartani
The New York Times
Curated by Jessica Bennett, Sandra Stevenson and Sharon Attia
Eighteen is an age. It is also a rite of passage.
In the United States, 18 means the right to vote. In Israel, it might mean mandatory draft into the military. Eighteen in Australia means permission to drink at a pub.
Around the world, one in five women will be married by age 18. Millions will enter university.
#ThisIs18 aims to capture what life is like for 18-year-old girls across oceans and cultures.
This is a celebration of girlhood around the world — through girls’ eyes.