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Eman Helal

Eman Helal is an Egyptian freelance photographer based in Cairo. She covers the Middle East, Africa, and the US. She’s dedicated to covering hard news and documentary projects with a human rights focus. She was selected as a Photography and Human Rights Fellow by the Magnum Foundation in 2013. Eman attended the Joop Swart Masterclass in 2015 and received funding from Magnum Foundation and World Press Photo to complete her project about sexual harassment in Egypt.


Photo by Eman Helal

Power Jam

Summer 2017 | Photography

Nouran Elkabbany’s family wasn’t thrilled about the idea of her joining a roller derby team. They worried about all the ways she might damage her body.