Since 1995, in Veracruz Mexico, a small group of women known as "Las Patronas" have taken it on themselves to feed the migrants of Central America who ride "La Bestia", a heavy freight train, to reach American borders.
They are sisters, neighbors or cousins, and within the walls of a reconverted oil plant, the patronas cook the precious meal bags that will be distributed to the migrants as the train passes by.
Only certainty for these volunteers : up to 3 trains a day, and a lifelong effort for a a fleeting moment of love snatched on the edge of the train tracks.
A VILLAGE WITHOUT FATHER
These mothers of families live in collectivity in full campaign, conciliating domestic tasks and works argricoles. Between deceased husband , imprisoned or simply absent, it is between women that they live and that they support the family if necessary by cultivating the cashew nut.
Mexico City has for some years been recognized as one of the most successful electro scene rockers, using reaggeaton and pop currents. Recently many women more talented and motivated than ever, also take their place in a predominantly male music scene. A wave that feminizes not without effort: report on some of them combining passions and convictions.
THE COLORS OF SHADOW
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, is home to the only detention center for young girls in the country: El Centro de Menores Sagrado Corazon. The center is a reflection of a new generation suffocated by the country's extremely unstable social and economic climates. The culture of the street remains predominant in the prison where the lines between the concept of a childhood and the image of what is sexy become intermixed.
WORKER OF THE EARTH
Women farmers have a special status.
For them, it is difficult to impose themselves and particularly remain, persist and be taken seriously.
Combining the life of a woman and a mother, everyday worries and dreams. Before anything else the love of this job and the tasks, repetitive, sometimes hard but precise, which shapes their bodies and drives their mind.
On the small Tiger Island, in the Pacific Ocean, the population depends mainly on fishing. And for generations, women have been on the front lines.In small groups, they juggle every day their family responsibilities and the hard work of sardine and crustacean fishing. Report on these women, true captains of their community, in one of the world's most sexist countries.