Suru: the valley of the women

In the high valleys of the Indian Himalayas, on the ridge between the muslim and the buddhist worlds, the Suru valley is under the austere influence of Iranian Shi'ism. When the temperatures rise and the snow melts, the men leave the valley to find a job. Left alone with the children, the elder, and ... the imams, the women make the valley survive by taming the streams coming down from the moutains.

in Victoire / Le Soir

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