The photographs were taken between anddocumenting the impact of civil wars and gangs on young people in Central America and the United States. It is the oldest international award in journalism, having been founded in Subscribe to our weekly newsletter "Journalism in the Americas".
Among other current projects, DeCesare is building a bilingual educational Web site called "Destiny's Children," which she describes as "a collection of photo narratives exploring how war, trauma, and gangs impact the personal choices and social stigmas faced by young people across the Americas. Most of the youths featured in DeCesare's work drifted into gang life or sex work or other desperate situations after fighting as child soldiers in civil wars or after "suffering displacement and witnessing human-rights abuses carried out with impunity" during conflicts in their countries, she says. Stigma perpetuates the cycle.
BOGOTA Thomson Reuters Foundation - Trapped and held captive in basements and bars across Colombia, growing numbers of Venezuelan women are falling prey to sex trafficking rings as mass migration from Venezuela to neighboring Colombia shows no signs of abating, campaigners and prosecutors said. More than two million Venezuelans have fled their homeland sincewith most seeking better lives in neighboring Colombia, and across the region, in one of the largest mass migrations in Latin American history, according to the United Nations. Migrants needing jobs to send money back to those left behind in Venezuela or to feed and take care of themselves and their families in Colombia have become targets for traffickers, rights groups say.
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In Part 1the pair discussed the activism the book helped to create, in Part 2 they spoke about the dangers of patriarchy, a woman's right to choose, plus Eve's harrowing trips to Bosnia and Croatia to meet survivors of wartime rape, and in Part 3 they took on life under Donald Trump, the importance of an artistic uprising, and why those who wish to cause a revolution, must dance. Now, in the final part of their interview, Emma speaks to Eve on the ideological, and literal, assaults on women's vaginas - from the Presidency down through to the ranks to everyday life. They assert solidarity with transgender women and discuss the next stage of the new women's Resistance. This book contains the famous show that has been performed thousands of times around the world.
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