Prajnya, a Chennai-based non-profit organisation, has announced the launch of “Rainmakers”, a photographic celebration of women for Women's Day. Prajnya invites entries from photographers, both professional and amateur, on the theme “resourceful women”. Entries can include both new and recent photographs as well as old images (that the contributor has copyright to). Contributions from across South Asia including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Myanmar are welcome.

All entries must be accompanied by a short explanatory narrative that describes the photograph(s). Cell phone photographs will be accepted provided they are of superior quality.

Last date: Entries to ‘Rainmakers' may be submitted from 8 March, up to 15 June.

E-mail: Submissions can be sent to

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