More than a decade after the violence began, a photojournalist reflects on the importance of images of celebration taken in the midst of crisis.
Fati Abubakar is a Nigerian documentary photographer, photojournalist, and public health humanitarian worker. She was born and raised in Maiduguri, Bo... rno State. Her work documents cultures, conflict, urban poverty, rural development and humanitarian issues at community level. She has a special interest in counter-narratives for underrepresented communities and, in 2015, embarked on a personal project called 'Bits of Borno' to showcase her hometown of Borno State during the time of Boko Haram.