The Women's Workforce, Yangon, High Res

717 women wait outside the gates of the Master Sport Shoe Factory in Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone, Northern Yangon. For two months they've watched the same metal warehouse, behind the same locked gates, and the same patrolling security. Some crouch on the dirt beneath bamboo and tarpaulin structures, sheltering from monsoon rains or intermittent sun, or haggle over bunches of vegetables and herbs with opportunistic market sellers, seeing the encampment as fresh business. Others still sit on...
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