Casa Xochiquetzal: shelter for elderly sex workers in Mexico City

Victoria and Gloria, both residents of Casa Xochiquetzal, watch television at the shelter in Mexico City on June 14, 2013. Casa Xochiquetzal is a shelter for elderly sex workers in Mexico City. It gives the women refuge, food, health services, a space to learn about their human rights and courses to help them rediscover their self-confidence and deal with traumatic aspects of their lives. Casa Xochiquetzal provides a space to age with dignity for a group of vulnerable women who are often invisible to society at large. It is the only such shelter existing in Latin America.