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Women escaping domestic violence, drug addiction and crime in a shelter and rehab center in Montevideo make dust rags. Domestic violence is widespread across Latin America including in this small, mostly rural country with an average of 68 reports of gender based violence made daily in Montevideo.
Stella, 32, comes from the Uruguayan countryside (Tacuarembo area). She and her autistic son were beaten and abused by her husband for 4 years. Since her husband was jailed for attempting to kill her, Stella lives with her son in a shelter for women escaping violence and addiction.
Kobirhossion is 32 years old, married and with 3 kids.
Originally from Commilla, he has worked and lived here for over 12 years without any family members.
Rokiabezom states she is 30 years old and has been at this camp, away from her husband and one son for 7 years.
Nurruzman, 30 years, is a new employee of this factory and has resided at this camp for only 6 months. He is alone, leaving his wife and 2 sons in his hometown of Jamalpur-Sherpur.
Talif is 21 years old and comes from Jamalpur-Sherpur.
He is married but still has no children. He has resided at this camp for 6 years.
During his hours off he sells goods along the streets, such as sunglasses, for additional income.
Nazma is 25 years old and is married with one daughter.
She resides here at the camp withoutthem, for over 6 years.
Originally from Jamalpur-Sherpur.
With such close and intimate living quarters, child care is a community effort.
This young girl will watch over the younger children as parents are absent during the day and night. (Factories run 24 hours a day.)
Muhammed Abdulla is between the ages of 22-24 and has been in this camp for 18 years.
He’s married with one son and both reside in Jamalpur-Sherpur.
Sofik, 19 years old, returns from the market along the dangerous roads of Bangladesh with fresh cuts of beef for dinner.
He has been here for 2 years, alone. Originally from Jamalpur-Sherpur.
A daughter of garment factory employees, hangs clothes to dry in the last moments of sunshine.
No matter age or gender, everyone takes on house hold responsibilities.
Zorna is approximately 25 years old and stands next to her husband in a camp for garment workers about 100km north of Bangladesh’s capital city, Dhaka.
She has resided at this particular camp for over 10 years. The couple must live separated, as the men and women’s living quarters are separated to prevent problems.
They have one son that lives with family in their hometown of Jamalpur-Sherpur.
A 10 year old girl holds onto the hand of her brother. The two, along with their parents and two other sisters, have lived at this camp for about 5 years. Hometown is Jamalpur-Sherpur.
Many Bangladeshis can only give an approximate age. This woman aged between 20 and 25, has been away from her husband and son for almost 5 years. From Jamalpur-Sherpur.
A daughter of garment workers spends her time in the worker camp. Since both parents will be working during the day time hours, she will be looked over by the director of the camp but mostly by the other adults and older children living in this camp.
A young garment worker apprehensively states she is 18 years old. She has been at this camp for a couple of years and comes from the city of Rangpur.
She lives alone, separated from her parents, 1 brother and 5 sisters.
Franco (18) and Helena Maria (2) came from poor rural families to be adopted by Daniel M. (52) and Walter MA (38), activists in the LGBT community who have been adopting underprivileged children at the biological parents' behest.
Daniel M. (52) and Walter MA (38) have the biggest homosexual family in Latin America. After 20 years as a couple, they have adopted four children: Franco, Mayara, Maria Pia and Helena Maria. The children arrived from poor families where they couldn't survive. In these last 20 years, desperate mothers have asked to Walter and Daniel to adopt their children. "They're not Desaparecidos!" Daniel says, "they have constant contact with their biological families". Daniel and Walter have been active in the LGBT community in Latin America for 25 years. Today, adoption by same-sex couples is legal in 16 countries, including Uruguay.
The Husband and His Wife Fighting The Syrian Regime in Aleppo.
Mary and Salome have lots in common. They share the same land, eat the same food, go to the same church and look after the same children. They are also married to the same man.
They all live on the same small farm in rural Kenya, growing maize, spinach, beans and avocados. A long thin hedge marking Mary’s side and Salome’s side carefully divides the land. Each wife has her own single-bedroom house, vegetable garden and cow for producing milk. Their husband, Peter, shares his time between the two women. However, as seen here, they all eat and cook together.
An article on polygamous unions in Kenya.
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She asks the government to find her husband saying, "Even if he's dead, give him to me, I want to bury him with my own hands."
Roni Keidar, the worker at the Israeli organization "The Other Voice" and her husband, talking about their experience with the war between Gaza and Israel.
Women's rights organizer with her family
An activist from Deraya, this determined woman organized women's protests in her hometown
until she had to flee, first to Aleppo, then Azaz and Kilis. Now She works
to deliver humanitarian aid, collect and report information on survivors of sexual
assault by Assad's army, and coordinate workshops with the Syrian Center for Civil Society
to train women in political leadership. A working mother, she and her
husband support each other's activities to forward social and political
justice in Syria.