At the coal face: Mineral processing factory in Bangladesh where the women do all the hard work


A photo essay of the tremendous oppression of women in Bangladesh, where capitalism intersects with patriarchy:

Dusty days work: The women at the coal processing plant in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, sort through the waste coal using a giant sieve :


Still smiling: Despite working long hours doing back breaking work, this coal worker happily offers a toothless grin for the photographer:


Mountains of coal to comb: One of the women uses a spade to separate the coal as the other waits behind her to sieve it :


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