Thursday, May 26, 2011

Widows in Spain 3

Yesterday I was in Barcelona to meet the widows who, since 11 years, march the streets every month. They protest for better pensions, at least 70% of their husband's wages. It was an impressive sight to see the ladies march, behind a police escort over one of the mainroads of Barcelona. Next month I will meet them again and portrait a few of them and hear their stories. Brave women, fighting for their rights!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Widows in Spain 2

I found out yesterday that still, since my first knowledge in 2008, widows in Barcelona march the streets every month. They demonstrate against their deplorable situations concerning  widows pensions....