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Poverty And Tourism In Laos
Luang Prabang, Laos
By U.S. Editor
26 Apr 2013

Although Laos has been a top ranked tourist destination in recent years, the country remains one of the world's poorest nations, and relies heavily on foreign aid and donations. People in Laos continue to struggle with severe poverty, and have extremely low life expectancy despite the country's booming tourism industry.

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Serekaniye or Ras al Ayn (15 of 17)
Syria
By Jeffry Ruigendijk
24 Apr 2013

An Arab boy flies a kite in the FSA/Jabhat al-Nusra controlled part of Ras al Ayn. The YPG-controlled part is called Serekaniye, the preferred name by most Kurdish citizens.

As there was a ceasefire at the time of taking this photo, the situation was relatively calm.

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Chavez Followers Attend Maduro's Swea...
Caracas, Venezuela
By Sergio Alvarez
20 Apr 2013

A young boy cheers and celebrates at the sight of newly sworn president Nicolas Maduro.

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Daily Life - Poverty & Homelessness (...
Yenagoa, Bayelsa, Nigeria
By Tife Owolabi
09 Apr 2013

A boy with firewood crosses the Eni/Agip pipeline in the oil rich Bayelsa state, Nigeria.

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Salahadine - Aleppo
Aleppo, Syria
By LeeHarper
21 Mar 2013

A young Syrian Boy looks on at the destruction of his neighborhood, from the conflict in Aleppo. Over half the City has escaped the Conflict living in refugee camps and other surrounding countries.

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Bombed school - Aleppo
aleppo, Syria
By LeeHarper
20 Mar 2013

A young Syrian boy in Aleppo plays in a bombed-out playground, once a functioning school. The majority of children do not attend classes anymore because so many schools have been destroyed.

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Dead Cities 11
Syria, Idlib province
By Maciej Moskwa
16 Mar 2013

At this time most of the kids can't go to schools. This IDP boy lives in a crypt underground.

Syria, Shensharah. March 17, 2013.

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Morrocco on two wheels (17 of 25)
Essaouira, Morocco
By Martushka Fromeast
02 Mar 2013

Cycling can be the best and fastest means of transport, both in the countryside and in the city.

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Morrocco on two wheels (9 of 25)
Taroudant, Morocco
By Martushka Fromeast
28 Feb 2013

Markets are filled with smells of steaming mint tea, the spices, freshly baked pastries, meat from butcher shops, rotting vegetables.

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KENYA DAILY LIFE (6 of 27)
Nairobi, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
28 Feb 2013

A child plays with some stray dogs in Kibera.
Picture/Karel Prinsloo

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All Alone
Marrakesh, Morocco
By MediaMikeDC
21 Feb 2013

A young Moroccan boy walking to his home in the Atlas Mountains outside Marrakesh, Morocco.

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Bricks of Bangladesh (10 of 24)
Savar, Bangladesh
By Karim Mostafa
08 Feb 2013

Improving the situation in the brick-making industry would be an important step for Bangladesh in the country's efforts to enhance human development. Big improvements have been made during the past decades: between 2000 and 2010, the number of people living in poverty declined from 63 million to 47 million. Savar, Bangladesh. January 2013. View the full collection here: http://transterramedia.com/collections/1201

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Atima IDP camp, Syria
Atimah, Syria
By yusuf sayman
08 Feb 2013

Idlib provence, Syria A child stands in a ditch dug to collect swage. Atima camp, on the Syrian border with Turkey, houses thousands of internally displaced people waiting for Turkey to accept more refugees.

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Camel Wrestling in Turkey (10 of 16)
Istanbul, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
02 Feb 2013

Pelitkoy, Turkey--Spectators grill meat, drink raki and dance to music performed by Roma (Gypsy) musicians during a camel wrestling tournament held in a village in the Aegean region of Turkey.

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Dead Cities 9
Syria, Idlib province
By Maciej Moskwa
01 Feb 2013

IDP smoking a cigarette inside a crypt which is now his home. He had to leave his house and seek for shelter in the ancient ruins.

Syria, Shensharah. February 02, 2013.

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Indio
Trancoso
By Ralf Falbe
16 Jan 2013

Native Indian boy sells handicraft art at the beach, Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil.

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Poor earnings of day labor 15
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

A woman counts her total tokens, which she receives as she works. After work she'll calculate how many basket she carried out and this calculation is her earning of the day. Every token value is taka 2.5 ($0.031 USD).
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 14
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Legs of a worker in bangladesh.
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day unloading coal they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 13
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 12
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor busket
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 11
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 10
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Mr. Babul age of 55 have work all day to lead his family.
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day unloading coal they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 09
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 08
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day unloading coal they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 07
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 06
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh work all day long by unloading coal from cargo.Carrying every basket from cargo to unloading place there have distance about 800 fit.They've earn taka 2.5 ($0.031 USD) per basket.In whole day they've earn taka 180-200 ($2.5 USD).
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 05
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Every labor have to bring his food from his home.In lunch break they get time only 20min for rest.This time is too short for them to go home & get lunch.So they carried out lunch box from home & at lunch time they eat together under open air.
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 04
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day by unloading coal they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 03
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

This is the token that after carrying every bucket of coal unloading the labor earn 1.After work they've calculate how many basket they carried out & this calculation is their earning of the day.Every token value is taka 2.5 ($0.031 USD).
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 02
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day in coal unloading they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Poor earnings of day labor 01
Dhaka
By zakir hossain chowdhury
13 Jan 2013

Polash age of 13 work 11 hours a day & have earn taka 180-200 (about $2.5 USD) by unloading coal.he never use any musk or gloves for protection that causes of many types of sickness.
Labor in bangladesh lead their live by poor earning. After working 11 hours a day they have earn less then $2 USD. In modern age they have work manually till now.
According to ILO (International Labor Organization), the harsh reality is that some 375 million working women and men are not able to earn enough to keep themselves and their families above the $1.25 a day extreme poverty line. That is around one in eight of the employed population of the developing world where more than a quarter of working women and men live with their families on $2 a day or less.

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Bricks of Bangladesh (19 of 24)
Bandarban, Bangladesh
By Karim Mostafa
08 Jan 2013

Many children like Shuhun work in the fields alongside the grownups. Often, they take care of forming the mud into bricks using metal and wooden forms. Bricks are the most efficient and widely used building material and new brick buildings are erected across the country. Bandarban, Bangladesh. January 2013.

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Bethlehem, Christmas 2012 (3 of 6)
Bethlehem, Palestine
By Mat Wolf
24 Dec 2012

A young boy dressed as Santa Claus sits in front of a nativity scene in Manger Square in Bethlehem, Palestine. December 24, 2012.

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Crawling
Bamako, Mali
By bindra
16 Dec 2012

Aisha (name changed), 24, from Timbuktu sits in the room of her host family in Bamako where she has found refuge since being raped by members of the MNLA. Her nephew, Oumar (name changed and at right), 6, came with Aisha after his father was killed also by members of the MNLA. They threw white powder on his hands and body, leaving him blistered and sore. Soon after, his mother fled to Abidjan to search for work.

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Chest
Bamako, Mali
By bindra
16 Dec 2012

A displaced Tuareg boy stands in the Bamako neighborhood he and many other displaced from the north have sought refuge in. Former residents of Timbuktu, Kidal and Gao, cities now under the occupation of Islamists linked to AQMI and other extremist groups, comprise the bulk of those displaced.

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Stories in Tents, Qah Refugee Camp (1...
Idlib, Syria
By Jodi Hilton
12 Dec 2012

A boy is examined by Medecins Du Monde doctor at Qah Camp for displaced Syrians on December 12, 2012. The same doctor reported high incidence of diarrhea, lung infections and hepatitis A among the population of nearly 3600 displaced Syrians.

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Stories in Tents, Qah Refugee Camp (4...
Idlib, Syria
By Jodi Hilton
12 Dec 2012

A boy with shrapnel in his leg at Qah Camp for displaced Syrians on December 12, 2012. The same doctor reported high incidence of diarrhea, lung infections and hepatitis A among the population of nearly 3600 displaced Syrians.

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Smoke
Bamako, Mali
By bindra
09 Dec 2012

A boy runs through the smoke of burning garbage in the Bamako neighborhood where many displaced from the north have sought refuge. More than 265,000 travelled to refugee camps in Mauritania, Niger and Burkina Faso while 185,800 more have been internally displaced.