The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold

Eva Chura, 42, a ‘pallaquera’ known as a gold picker, stands at the entrance of her room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 10, 2019. “It is very sad to live with garbage and dirt, washing in the cold, with water from the mountain. But you tell yourself to get over it. The children give you strength and courage to work.” REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH “WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE” FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH “WIDER IMAGE” FOR ALL STORIES

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