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An Afghan boy selling packed peas, waits for customers on a cold and snow covered street in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2012. (Ahmad Nazar/Associated Press) #

An Afghan boy selling packed peas, waits for customers on a cold and snow covered street in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2012. (Ahmad Nazar/Associated Press) #

UNICEF - "The child has the right to be protected from work that endangers their health, their education or development" *   An Afghan child carries a brick at a factory on the outskirts of the city in Herat, west of Kabul, Feb. 11, 2012. Thousands of Afghan children work to make money to support their families. (Hoshang Hashimi/Associated Press)  #

Afghanistan: February 2012

UNICEF - "The child has the right to be protected from work that endangers their health, their education or development" * An Afghan child carries a brick at a factory on the outskirts of the city in Herat, west of Kabul, Feb. 11, 2012. Thousands of Afghan children work to make money to support their families. (Hoshang Hashimi/Associated Press) #

An elderly Afghan man rides his bicycle as snow falls in Kabul, Feb. 20, 2012. Harsh winter weather has killed at least 40 children in Afghanistan in a month, two dozen of them in refugee camps in Kabul, and aid groups warn of more deaths as temperatures keep falling. Twenty-four children lost their lives in the camps on the outskirts of the capital which house thousands of Afghans fleeing war and Taliban intimidation in southern Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: February 2012

An elderly Afghan man rides his bicycle as snow falls in Kabul, Feb. 20, 2012. Harsh winter weather has killed at least 40 children in Afghanistan in a month, two dozen of them in refugee camps in Kabul, and aid groups warn of more deaths as temperatures keep falling. Twenty-four children lost their lives in the camps on the outskirts of the capital which house thousands of Afghans fleeing war and Taliban intimidation in southern Afghanistan.

Sarajevo -  Child goes to school during the war (1992-1995) (overcoming the odds to create a future for yourself)

Sarajevo - Child goes to school during the war (1992-1995) (overcoming the odds to create a future for yourself)

Photographer Bruce Chadwick describes this photo he took of a woman in Iraq: "She has survived through three wars, a ten year occupation, floods, famine and the loss of her ancestral home when the marshlands were drained by Saddam Hussein. The marshlands are slowly being re-flooded and with this, she told me hoped for the security and prosperity she remembered as a child."

Photographer Bruce Chadwick describes this photo he took of a woman in Iraq: "She has survived through three wars, a ten year occupation, floods, famine and the loss of her ancestral home when the marshlands were drained by Saddam Hussein. The marshlands are slowly being re-flooded and with this, she told me hoped for the security and prosperity she remembered as a child."

Fatima and Khalid in a refugee shelter  Refugees in Afghanistan, January 2002.

Fatima and Khalid in a refugee shelter Refugees in Afghanistan, January 2002.

An Afghan street barber sits on a plank in the snow as he trims the mustache of a customer in Kabul, Feb. 9, 2012. The National Weather Center meteorologist Abdul Qadir Qadir said temperatures in Kabul dipped as low as -16 Celsius (3 Fahrenheit), with the lowest temperature previously on record at -17C (1F), recorded about 15 years ago. The coldest temperature on record for Kabul was -26C (-14.8 F) and was recorded 40 years ago, he said.

Afghanistan: February 2012

An Afghan street barber sits on a plank in the snow as he trims the mustache of a customer in Kabul, Feb. 9, 2012. The National Weather Center meteorologist Abdul Qadir Qadir said temperatures in Kabul dipped as low as -16 Celsius (3 Fahrenheit), with the lowest temperature previously on record at -17C (1F), recorded about 15 years ago. The coldest temperature on record for Kabul was -26C (-14.8 F) and was recorded 40 years ago, he said.

An Afghan boy throws a cricket ball on a frozen lake in Kabul, on February 2, 2012.

An Afghan boy throws a cricket ball on a frozen lake in Kabul, on February 2, 2012.

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