Africa

While the men of this village go looking for work, the women are in charge

Women in Mauritania take on the work roles of their husbands and fathers while they are on the road. Image: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Zoe Tabary
Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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