PAC Photo Album: Women's Lives in Bangladesh Slums
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A large pecentage of poor women are dependent on men who earn very small incomes doing manual labor or peddling cycle rickshaws.

The Omnipresent Cycle Rickshaw
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Many poor men try to make a living by operating these simple taxis

Women Not Earning Their Own Money
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All are supported by men who peddle cycle rickshaws. They express an interest in earning money too.

The interior of this small house, next door to the old woman's daughter, includes: one clay stove, a woodpile, a tattered sleeping mat, and a bedsheet. The woman and her daughter own their property.

Interior of an Old Widow's House
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The elderly Sunamganj woman is supported by a grandson, who operates a cycle rickshaw.

Old Widow's House: Exterior
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Sunamganj Town, New Hasinagar (2007)

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