Honorable Mention TIFA 2021 Editorial / Photo Essay

The Forgotten

  • Photographer
    Lucas Urenda
  • Technical Info
    Canon 5d Mark Iii Canon 24-105mm / 50mm / 35mm
  • Photo Date

The Chilean State spends on a rapist or a murderer, up to 4 times more than it spends on a person with a severe and profound intellectual disability. Most of these people are abandoned in forests or outside hospitals. This phenomenon occurs since a prisoner can be inserted to work for the system, instead these people do not serve the model that has been created. Despite the good intentions of the workers and people who are in charge of the place, state investment is far below the minimum that is needed and the precariousness is evident ... Rancagua, Chile