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Outside the cities, a few men loiter, waiting and smoking; guatemala the other side of the doors, women engage in the dangerous business of selling sex for money. Those who cannot pay are likely to be strangled. Although a police station is located in the same neighborhood, the authorities have turned their backs guatemala the area, leaving these criminal networks to run the show, and is theirs whose presence weighs heavily in the air. Without any sort of regulation of the sex industry, these female sex workers are left to exist on the shadowy periphery of societal consciousness. This makes them extremely vulnerable. It is this prostitute that denies them protection from the law, that grants the men who kill them impunity and which isolates them from family and friends.
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Sister Magdalena Photo by J. Malcolm Garcia. Grime and diesel exhaust stain the pink, red and green buildings she passes.
Thank you for this close-up, authentic view of a world we so seldom think of, or perhaps are not even aware of. La Linea by J. La Linea The Line J. Her black hair falls to her wide shoulders.
Floral and animal-shaped des decorate her blue blouse and catch the sun as she crosses the street and walks toward row houses. Sister Magdalena: Hello.
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required. The humid afternoon fogs her glasses, and every so often she makes a face to prevent them from sliding.
To do good work, to make a difference, we must not judge, we must be strong, we must be kind…. Save my name,and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Facebook Under the Sun. Deed by CarlS.
Your portrayal of Sister Magdalena is an inspiration and a model for us. Sister Magdalena notices a skinny girl, the leader of a group of young prostitutes huddled around her.