Violeta Moura

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Violeta Moura is a freelance photojournalist and journalist from Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes, Portugal. Since beginning her career as a wire reporter in Jerusalem, Ms. Moura has travelled around the world to cover topics ranging from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Polish environmental conservatism and air pollution, and the effects of Indian military rule over the Kashmir population. In 2017, Ms. Moura was named one of TIME’s ‘34 Female Photographers to Follow.’

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Spirited Away

Violeta Santos Moura’s poignant photo essay reveals the tragedy of Nepal’s human-trafficking crisis – and the courage of those fighting back. The 1,758-kilometre border between Nepal and India, through which nationals from both countries cross…

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La tratta delle “schiave” che attraversa il confine tra il Nepal e l’India | testo e foto di Violeta Santos Moura

Il fenomeno si è aggravato dopo il terremoto del 2015. Prima del sisma 10-15mila persone all’anno venivano costrette a trasferirsi per motivi di lavoro o attività sessuali forzate. Le donne sperano in un lavoro da colf,…

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Crecen las desapariciones de mujeres y niños en Nepal

El país atraviesa una situación crítica relacionada con la trata y tráfico de personas que está dejando una estela de dolor y juventud perdida Sunita Danwuar (derecha), de 41 años, cubre la cara de T.,…

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La espiral de la trata en Nepal

Una combinación de protección insuficiente de los derechos humanos, catástrofes naturales, desigualdad de género, analfabetismo, pobreza y corrupción ha creado las condiciones idóneas para la crisis relacionada con el tráfico de personas que atraviesa el…

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Der mennesker er en vare

Noen venter på tur, mens en kvinnelig danser for et hovedsakelig mannlig publikum på en bar, en av mange i Katmandu som fungerer som front for et bordell. Kunder kan gjøre avtaler med «vertinnene» om…

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Spirit Me Away: The Women and Girls Lost to Trafficking in Nepal

A human trafficking crisis in Nepal is leaving a trail of trauma and lost youth in its wake. The spa industry, offering legitimate cosmetic treatments and therapeutic massages, has been fighting to distance itself from…