These images were taken in Zamboanga, Minadanao. As mentioned in the previous post, fighting between the Philippine government and the MNLF devastated the area. Refugees from the conflict to continue to suffer and they have been told they are not allowed to return and rebuild where their villages once were.
Photos and captions provided by Ninotchka Rosca.
This is more documentation from Phase 1 of AF3IRM’s joint sexual violence relief centers project with the National Association of Asian and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence (NAPIESV) and Balik sa Dagat Bangka Journey. Read about the sexual violence relief project: AF3IRM Commits to Building Sexual Violence Relief Resources in the Philippines.
To help AF3IRM continue our work, you can also donate at http://www.af3irm.org/donate.