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Reference : V-P-PE-E-01027
Date : 18/06/2017
Country/Region : PERU
Caption : Satipo. During the armed conflict, this woman was the community president of an area heavily affected by violence. She was personally affected when her 15-year-old son was taken by the armed group. He was never seen again.
Photographer : HAMMOND, Robin
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : reserved users only
Copyright : Noor for the ICRC
Description : She supported the establishment of self-defense committees, which were created by local community members, and given weapons by the military to protect themselves. In addition to helping to protect her community, among other social initiatives, she ensured the education of her people by establishing a school and supported them economically by starting a fish farm.
Resolution : 7360x4912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour