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Sonia Janeth Barriga is a recycler and waste picker in the neighborhood of Chapinero Bogotá and member of the ARB (Asociación de Recicladores de Bogotá) Waste Pickers Association of Bogotá, ARB is an organization of informal workers in Bogotá that works closely with WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing) in several initiatives, including to improve capacities of membership-based organizations through training in advocacy, communications, regulatory and legal frame work, occupational health and safety , and social inclusion campaigns. Special Instructions - Full release: all subjects signed our form of model release MRBOG-018


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Bogota, Colombia

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