Lia Valero

Photographer
   
Pacíficas
Biography: Lia Valero is an award-winning Colombian reporter and photographer. As part of her professional experience, Lia has documented different issues of human rights, gender, memory and conflict and environment  in Bogotá and various regions... MORE
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Pacíficas
Copyright Lia Valero 2023
Updated Apr 2022
Location Timbiqui
Topics Documentary, Environment, Feminism, Gender, Nature, Photography
Summary

Afro-Colombian women on the Pacific coast have faced violence, conflict and the ecological fallout of mining and illegal logging. Now they're working together to protect their rich environment.

Esneda Montaño, Teófila Betancurt and Luz Nery Florez  grew up in the middle of the humid jungle and now lead organizations that work with other women in recognition and recovery of traditional knowledge for a sustainable production and protection of its territory.
 

Afro-Colombian women on the Pacific coast have faced violence, conflict and the ecological fallout of mining and illegal logging. Now they're working together to protect their rich environment.Esneda Montaño, Teófila Betancurt and Luz Nery Florez  grew up in the middle of the humid jungle and lead organizations that work with other women in recognition and recovery of traditional knowledge for a sustainable production and protection of its territory.

 



Las mujeres afrocolombianas de la costa del Pacífico se han enfrentado a la violencia, el conflicto y las consecuencias ecológicas de la minería y la tala ilegal. Ahora trabajan juntas para proteger su entorno. Esneda Montaño, Teófila Betancurt y Luz Nery Florez crecieron en medio de la selva húmeda y lideran organizaciones que trabajan con otras mujeres en el reconocimiento y recuperación de los conocimientos tradicionales para la protección de su territorio.



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