Beautiful Photo Essay Highlights the Life of FARC Fighters after Conflict has Ended

When Newsha Tavakolian arrived in the Colombian jungle to document the female guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, she knew she would witness history. War had recently ended and the women’s lives would change. After 50 years of clandestine warfare, peace meant the Colombian government would build houses for former guerrillas who lived on the run in the wilderness, and send teachers to meet with them weekly, to “teach them how to be a normal citizen,” Tavakolian says. “The most basic things, like you cannot enter people’s homes without permission.” View the article here.

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Photo Credit to Newsha Tavakolian/Magnum Photos

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