1021-6 - Middle-aged veiled women discussing their life on a hot afternoon, Kutchh, India, Asia. More info.: Covering the faces with the cloth is still the tradition in the Indian villages with Hindu population regardless of which part of the year it is. The veiling is compulsory in presence of males in the vicinity even so without them. On a hot summer afternoon with 43 degree centigrade temperature, two middle-aged women are discussing their life in a remote village of Kutchh in the western part of India.
1021-5 - Young vegetable vendor woman talking to her husband, Pushkar, Rajasthan, India, Asia. More info.: Gone are those days when having a mobile phone was a status symbol and a rare possession for a lower socio-economic class of India. There has been a tele-revolution in the last decade and the image, depicting a female vendor sitting in the streets covering herself and vegetables with her umbrella and selling vegetables and simultaneously talking on the phone to her husband with clearly invaluable exuberant and shy expression on her face, is perhaps the hallmark of this revolution.