According to the International Labour Organization, in 2009 there were some 1.53 billion people in vulnerable employment either working for themselves or in badly paid family jobs. This represents about half the global workforce. This figure is expected to be significantly higher for 2011 and later years.
These are the people who struggle on the edge of survival and carry on regardless…
Udaipur. India. Back breaking work.
Mumbai. India. Dhobi Ghats. Not too much starch on the collar, please!
Buenos Aires. Argentina. Where’s there smoke, there’s fire.
Nassau. Bahamas. Someday I’ll be a tourist, too.
Nassau. Bahamas. Counting the day’s take.
Delhi. India. You have to put your back into it.
Tallin. Estonia. A woman who finds pleasure in her work.
Katmandu. Nepal. One man’s burden