Jenny Matthews

Documentary photographer and Filmmaker

Jenny works on issues of dispossession and human rights with a particular emphasis on the lives of women and girls. She has worked worldwide for NGO’s and on editorial assignments covering 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 affected by conflict worldwide 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.