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February 13, 2017

The Brick Throwers

Women in India toss baskets of dirt as they make bricks. Your Shot photographer Sutapa Roy observed that making bricks, a longtime construction material in India, is often the work of women, many exploited as a result of poverty and desperation. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Sutapa Roy, National Geographic Your Shot

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