Jenny Matthews is a documentary photographer and film maker working on issues of dispossession and human rights with a particular emphasis on the lives of women and girls.


She has worked all over the world for NGOs  and on editorial assignments, and covered momentous historical events including the guerrilla war and Independence of  Eritrea, the Sandinistas in Nicaragua and  the genocide in Rwanda.


Her book ‘Women and War’, chronicling 20 years of women worldwide affected by conflict was published in 2003 and exhibited widely. She is working on a second volume entitled ‘Stories of Love and War’ as well as documenting life in her community in Hackney, East London.