The world doesn’t stop, evolves, keeps changing and the label of the woman home doing the housekeeping and taking care of the children is demode. Here are some working examples around the world.
In Pakistan a woman lines up the bricks in a factory!
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The Brazilian Carnival has a lot of volunteers, but a lot of professionals too!
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At Nepal, under the umbrella, women take out the weeds
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A North Korean woman in a textile factory!
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Even in the Middle East, boxing isn’t merely manly, like these Afghan women prove.
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Another woman in a brick factory, this one in India.
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Gold miners in Peru.
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A bedouin woman working the land and caddle near home, in Israel.
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Chicory control in Germany.
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It’s not because you are Islamic that you shouldn’t work like this research department in Berlin shows.
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Catching tea leaves in Thailand.
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The illustrator Tara McPherson in her studio.
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A Cuban lady in one of the famous cigar factories.
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At 90, Liu Shujian keeps doing her labour.
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One of the famous porcelain factories in Limoges.
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Women at a spice factory in India.
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Working the salt in Haiti.
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A Palestinian working at a carpintery.
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Agriculture in Central African Republic.
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Working rubber in Thailand.
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The famous Georgian wine
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Banana harvest in India.
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A mechanical woman in Mexico.
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There aren’t too many firewomen in the Middle East, like Mahboubeh in Karaj, Iran.
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Working the wind turbines in Northern Spain.
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Sara Bahai is the first female taxi driver in Afghanistan!
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