The Mexican women who kicked out the cartels – video

Adelaida Sánchez is a member of the community police force in Cherá엔, a Purépecha indigenous town in Michoacá엔, 멕시코, which declared itself autonomous in 2011. When the town was under siege from illegal logging, cartel criminals, and corrupt authorities and the men of the town stood by and did nothing, it was left to women to lead the fightback. On the tenth anniversary of the uprising, Adelaida patrols the town and its forests, providing an oasis amidst the murder, kidnap and extortion across the state

Photograph credit: Andrea Murcia

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