2016 / People / Portrait_P

Crucified women

  • Photographer
    Pietro Di Giambattista

This photo was taken during the stations of the cross of the crucified women on the streets of Rome. This Way of the Cross is dedicated to women that are called the new slaves. There are over 100 thousand. Are women and are the new slaves, victims of trafficking who overwhelmingly meet on the streets, forced into prostitution, to exercise what Don Oreste Benzi not defined the craft, but "the oldest injustice in the world» The association Pope John XXIII has organized this journey for Friday, February 26, 2016 along the streets of the capital to pray and reflect on the thousands of women and girls who suffer violence every day who owns and exploits the prostitution market. The women in the picture are normal girls dressed with vintage clothes to represent the Stations of the Cross

Pietro Di Giambattista (1956 Pannarano-Benevento). He studied for several years in seminars of photojournalism and artistic photography with internationally renowned professors, including: Paolo Pellegrin, Antonin Kratochvil, Francesco Zizola, Rolando Fava, Yury Kozyrev, Michael Ackerman, Maurizio Galimberti, Eddie Ephraums etc. It is represented by the Graffiti Press agency in Rome. In 2002 he was awarded a prize at the World Press Photo, ranking third in the portraits section.