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Ahead Of Women's World Cup, A Global Fight For Equality

From Afghanistan to Argentina, women soccer players are pushing against the grain to earn equal treatment and respect in a growing, global sport.

Mapi of FC Barcelona and Ludmila of Atletico de Madrid during the spanish championship
Mapi of FC Barcelona and Ludmila of Atletico de Madrid during the spanish championship
Irene Caselli

MONTE CASTELLO DI VIBIO — When I found myself reporting on women's soccer in 2017 as part of a project on gender inequality, the female version of the beautiful game was getting few headlines.

Only a handful of journalists and academics were looking into it and pointing out the unequal conditions women faced: discrimination, sexism, limited resources were the common denominator across different cultures and economies. But two years later, with the Women's World Cup set to kick off in June, things seem to be taking a turn for the better.

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Urban Indigenous: How Peru's Shipibo-Conibo Keep Amazon Culture Alive In The City

For four years, indigenous photographer David Díaz Gonzales has documented the lives and movements of his Shipibo-Conibo community, as many of them migrated from their native Peruvian Amazon to the city. A work of remembrance and resistance.

For Shipibo-Conibo women, sporting a fringe is usually a sign of celebration or ceremony.

Rosa Chávez Yacila

YARINACOCHA — It was decades ago when the Shipibo-Conibo left their settlements along the banks of the Ucayali River, in eastern Peru, to begin a great migration to the cities. Still among the largest Amazonian communities in Peru — 32,964 according to the Ministry of Culture — though most Shipibo-Conibo now live in the urban district of Yarinacocha.

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