I am a documentary photographer, videographer and journalist based in Dakar, Senegal. I write for Spanish media and I shoot photographs and video-documentaries for international media, NGO's and UN Agencies such as UN FAO, OIM or ONUDC. I am especially focused on gender, education, culture, health and enviromental stories. I have skills as a photo and video producer and I can work as a fixer for other journalists visiting and working in Senegal. Photo Portfolio: www.martamoreiras.com Video Portfolio: https://vimeo.com/martamoreiras
EL SALTO DIARIO. Feminism, education and activism: the transition towards agroecology in Senegal Women farmers in the Fouta lead the agroecological transition supported by the activism of women, youth and environmental education in schools.
EL PAIS. Broken hopes behind the cayucos. Story on Senegalese migrants' families who lost their relatives trying to reach Europe by boat.
EL PAIS. The story of Marie Ba, who died victim of COVID-19 in Dakar, Senegal
EL PAIS. Story on the families of Senegalese young migrants who reached the Canary Islands by boat.
EURONEWS. Fati Niang, the chef on a mission to decolonise Senegalese street food. Cowpea is an essential ingredient in Senegalese street food. Considered the “food of the poor” by the colonists, cowpea has long been neglected by African countries.
EL PAIS. The boom of street food in Dakar. The menu in informal urban stalls is cheaper and more traditional than at home. At least, this is what happens in Dakar, the capital of Senegal, where street food is booming.
EL PAIS. The dictatorship of showing off a white skin Many women in Senegal continue to use whitening products, despite containing toxic substances, due to the imposition of a beauty canon that promotes lightened skin.
EL PAIS. De mendigo a presidente. Reportage on talibés hopes for a better future. Education and professional training for former child beggars
TRAINING AND DOCUMENTARY for ONUDC. « Peindre le silence : histoires sur le handicap et la traite » avec UNODC à Dakar Reportage on an arts training with a group of people with disabilities on human trafficking and disability in Senegal
EURONEWS. Cry Like a Boy in Senegal: Meet Dakar's male doulas fighting for gender equality in pregnancies
DOCUMENTARY. In the shade of the Acacia Trees. Video and photography project focused on the fulani people who live in the Sahel, north of Senegal. Produced for PHotoEspaña, international photo festival in Madrid
CORPORATE-DOCUMENTARY for UN FAO. Official visit of Director-General FAO to the Port of Dakar (Senegal)
DOCUMENTARY. Inclusive Education in Guinea Bissau for Handicap International NGO
DOCUMENTARY. Kolda, en lucha por la soberanía alimentaria. Kolda, a battle for food sovereignty For Cives Mundi NGO
SPIEGEL ONLINE. Interview and images about my photography project "Pères" on senegalese paternity
EL PAIS. Reportage focused on an albinos family socially integrated living in Bissau, Guinea Bissau
EL PAIS. Interview and portrait of Sylvie Diack, young activist who fights to end with FGM in Senegal
BBC NEWS AFRICA. Interview and images about my photography project on Senegalese paternity "Pères", exhibited at the Dak'Art, Biennale d'Art Contemporaine de Dakar
EL PAIS. SPANISH ¿Cómo ibas vestida cuando te violaron? Reportaje sobre la cultura de la violación y los abusos sexuales en Senegal ENGLISH What were you wearing? Reportage on rape culture and sexual abuse in Senegal
REEL 2018. Example of images shot for Short documentaries, Interviews, Corporate, NGO's, News and Reportage in the West African Region