Brought up in prison (29 photos)

Five years ago, a photographer from the Reuters Camps Carolina (Carolina Camps) highlighted the history of mothers of prisoners in the women's prison in Los Hornos, Argentina. At that time in prison were not only women, but also 63 child, who have the right to live in prison with their mothers until the age of four years. Five years later, Camps tracked down four women to know that during this time happened to them and their families.

On the left: Pregnant Valery Cigar, who is serving a sentence for robbery in the women's prison "Los Hornos" in La Plata, on November 4, 2007. Right: Valery Cigar hugging his now four-year daughter Milargos who visited her in prison in Magdalena, where the cigar is awaiting trial for another robbery, August 19, 2012. The cigar has a daughter in prison until she was two years old. Argentine laws allow women prisoners to raise their children in prison up to the age of four, after which the children should be transferred to the education of relatives or in a shelter.



Dzhordzhelina and her 4-year-old niece Milargos go to prison in La Plata to visit 28-year-old mother Milargos Valery cigar, August 19, 2012. Cigar, which is in prison awaiting trial for the robbery, recognized that a drug addict and asked for her treatment.



Valeria cigar takes a shower in Magdalena, 21 August 2012. Cigar, which is in prison awaiting trial for the robbery, recognized that a drug addict and asked for her treatment.


Silvia helps to dress her granddaughter Milargos after a search before visiting her mother Valerie cigars, which is currently in prison, August 19, 2012.



Four-year Milargos looks like a guard gets ink on his fingers her grandmother Sylvia before visiting mother Valerie Milargos cigars, which is in prison awaiting trial for the robbery.



Milargos looking at her mother Valeria cigars that his daughter smiling from behind bars.



28-year-old Valeria cigar that is in jail awaiting trial for the robbery goes to prison corridor with her daughter and sister Milargos Dzhordzhelinoy in Magdalena, 19 August 2012.


Valeria cigar looks like her daughter Milargos lipstick in Magdalena, 19 August 2012.


Milargos plays its soft toys in La Plata, 31 August 2012.


On the left: Sylvia Rodas poses for a photo with her four-year daughter Anahi Women's Prison "Los Hornos" in La Plata, where she was serving a sentence for robbery and attempted murder, 17 October, 2007. In the photo on the right: Sylvia Rodas dancing with his nine-year daughter Anahi, who visited her in prison in Bahia Blanca 353 km south of Buenos Aires, October 14, 2012. Rodas has a daughter in prison, until the girl was four years old.


25-year-old Sylvia Rodas lying on the bed with his girlfriend in their cell at a prison in the city of Bahia Blanca 353 km south of Buenos Aires, October 16, 2012. Rodas was convicted of robbery and attempted murder at age 19, and since then it has changed a lot of prisons in the province of Buenos Aires because of bad conduct.


Nine-year-Anai holds a rose for his mother Sylvia Rodas, during his visit to a prison in the city of Bahia Blanca, 14 October 2012. Rodas was convicted of robbery and attempted murder at the age of 19 years.


Anai communicates with his mother Sylvia Carlos Rodas grandparents during a visit to her mother, who is serving a 15-year sentence in a prison in the city of Bahia Blanca, 14 October 2012.


Anai reads with his mother, who is serving a 15-year sentence in a prison in the city of Bahia Blanca, 14 October 2012.


Sylvia Rodas talking with her four-year daughter Anahi in his cell in the prison "Los Hornos" near La Plata, 17 October, 2007. Anahi was three years old when her mother was jailed. The girl lived with her for five years.


Nine-year-Anai playing with her mother Sylvia Rodas during his visit to the prison.


Anai hugs goodbye to his mother Sylvia Rodas after visiting her in prison in the city of Bahia Blanca, where Sylvia is serving a 15-year period, 14 October 2012.


In the photo above: Julia Romero poses for a photo with her year-old son Lautaro in women's prisons "Los Hornos" in La Plata, where she is serving a sentence for murder, 13 October, 2007. In the photo below: Julia Romero goes hand with his six-year son Lautaro near their home in Buenos Aires, July 29, 2012. Romero brought up her son in prison until 2010, when it was replaced by a prison house arrest.


42-year-old Julia Romero, who is serving the last 11 of the 18 years of punishment for murder under house arrest, lying in bed with her partner and six-year old son Oscar Lautaro in Buenos Aires, July 29, 2012.


Julia Romero makes a living by selling small household goods out of the window of the kitchen 24 hours a day.


Julia Romero hanging clothes, while her six year old son Lautaro watching television in their home in Buenos Aires, July 28, 2012.


Julia Romero kisses his six sons Lautaro on their doorstep in Buenos Aires, August 10, 2012.


Julia Romero waits for customers in his stall in Buenos Aires, August 10, 2012.


In the photo above: Sandra Valdez poses with her year-old daughter Nicole in a Women's Prison "Los Hornos" in La Plata, where is serving a sentence for drug trafficking, October 13, 2007. In the photo below: Sandra Valdez gives flowers to his six-year daughter Nicole at home in Buenos Aires, 21 September 2012. Nicole grew up in prison, while her mother was serving a sentence of two years.


Sandra Valdez is holding its eight-month daughter Nicole in prison "Los Hornos" near La Plata, 13 October, 2007. In Valdez nine children from three different partners, and now she lives with the fourth man in a slum area on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Valdez was pregnant with Nicole when she was sent to prison for drug trafficking.


Forty years Sandra Valdez sweeps outside his home in Buenos Aires, September 5, 2012.


Forty years Sandra Valdez combing his five year old daughter Nicole before heading to kindergarten at home in Buenos Aires, September 14, 2012.


Sandra Valdez prepares tea at his home in Buenos Aires, 21 September 2012. Next to her children play.


Sandra Valdez looks out of the gate of his home in Buenos Aires, September 21, 2012.

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