Women day labourers have had their skins blackened from the hazardous work of breaking coal at a brick kiln in the capital’s Amin Bazar. Without safety gear, such work can cause serious health damage, including to the skin and lungs. Despite the dangers, the women take on the risky job to provide for their families.
PHOTO: PALASH KHAN
LEAP OF JOY... Two boys somersault into the Kirtankhola from a cargo vessel in Barishal city’s Band Road area. They were having fun while trying to get some relief from the heat yesterday. Photo: Titu Das
A baby carried by a woman wails out of fright as people jostle and rush to get their hands on essentials being sold on a TCB truck in the capital’s Lalbagh. With the prices of daily necessities skyrocketing, the crowds near TCB trucks keep swelling every day. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN