This image by the Belgian photographer Alice Smeets was nominated the 2008 UNICEF photo of the year.
It shows a little girl in Haiti, trudging barefoot through the water, full of old shoes, dilapidated tins, and plastic bags. Two black pigs graze on an island of trash.
In the background stand the dwellings of the "Cité Soleil" slum, the "city of the sun," its huts corroded by rust. (Full)