"Disappeared women" is a project about machismo in the Peruvian state and the lack of protocols in order to look for disappeared women in a country with a high level of femicide. It is also a project about the fight of four families in order to find the truth about where are their daughter, sister, or friend. Families have to face obstacles and machista comments at the police station, prosecutors or judges. They have to deal with a police and justice system not prepared to search for their relatives.
This project has been published in Radio Programas del Peru in 2018 in an interactive documentary. It was a finalist in 2018 at the Digital Media Latin America Awards of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. In 2019, it won third place in the web photography category at the Picture of The Year LATAM contest (POY LATAM). In 2020, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology included the project in the DOCU BASE of the Open Documentary Lab.
Investigation: Rocío Romero, Ana Bazo, Audrey Cordova.
Photograph and editor: Audrey Cordova.
Developper, designer and user experience: Martín Vuelta, Pedro Petit.
RPPData expone cómo la falta de un registro unificado de personas desaparecidas afecta la creación de políticas de prevención y acción ante la desaparición de mujeres.