Liberia: Women's Land

Giulio Di Sturco was inspired by a place, Liberia, a small nation on the West African coast, and the women of that place. In 2008, Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The female experience of the war included widespread sexual violence committed against women and girls. Now, with Africa's only female president, what does the future hold for women in Liberia?

Location

Monrovia, Liberia

Giulio Di Sturco
Nationality:
Italy
About:
Giulio di Sturco, Italy, currently divides his time between Milan and New Delhi. He studied photography at the European Institute of Design and Visual Arts in Rome and has covered North-American and the South-East Asian issues for such publications as L'espresso, Vanity Fair, Io Donna, Time, The Daily Telegraph magazine and Geo. Since 2008 he has worked in collaboration with organizations such as Greenpeace, MSF, WHO and Action Aid. In 2009 Giulio joined the VII Mentor Program.

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