Women are Heroes- Cambodia

Last month we shared with you the work of JR Beaux and his Women are Heroes exhibition.  For this last Friday in November, we are sharing the final set of photos, powerful pieces from Cambodia

These Cambodian women are at crucial points in their struggle. They are fighting to hold onto their houses in the Day Krahorn slum on the outskirts of Phnom Penh. The city is currently experiencing a real estate boom in which rents are soring and many new buildings are being constructed. Naturally the slums near the city center are benefiting from a “city planning” project

The women we went to see are fighting the city and government authorities and the developers, trying to keep themselves and their families from being expelled and “relocated” in some place they don’t know, often very far from the city center.” Read more here.

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