Show us your room.

Compare your bedroom to that of young people from all over the world.

Some young people grow up in poverty, without education, food, or proper sanitation. Other young people are born into great privilege, in countries where basic necessities are taken for granted. 

In the photographic series "Where Children Sleep", Kenyan-born photographer James Mollison shoes powerful images of children and their bedrooms, taken over a three year period travelling the world. 

"I hope the book gives a a glimpse into the lives some children are living in very diverse situations around the world; a chance to reflect on the inequality that exists, and realize just how lucky most of us in the developed world are," said Mollison.

Your challenge: take a photo of your face (a selfie!) and a photo of your bedroom, and upload them into a blog for YPWB. Write a few lines reflecting on how your photos compare to Mollison's portraits. Which ones are similar? Which ones are different? What things can you see in your bedroom that are missing from the rooms of other young people? 

You can see the full portrait series here.