A young Filipino boy sits amidst piles of rubbish on a Manila street, without an adult in sight. Bathed in a soft light, he stares at the viewer, in the photo titled 'Abandoned'.
The arresting shot, taken by Jesus Thaddeus de Guzman, is the winner of a photographic competition run by Photocrowd to explore and raise awareness of homelessness around the world.
Judge Aaron Draper, the creator of the acclaimed Underexposed photo series on homelessness, noted that the "impact of the child's gaze is powerful...and forces a dialogue that has to happen to inspire change."
The most recent census data from 2011 found that on any given night in Australia, one in 200 people are homeless.
Here are some of the other top-ranked photos from the hundreds of entries in the competition.
'Filthy Rich and Homeless', a new three-part documentary series, will explore the experience of homelessness when it debuts on SBS on Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June at 8.30pm. Each show will be available to view on SBS On Demand after broadcast.