Spanish Athletic Championships 2009 #6

Spanish Athletic Championships 2009 #6

...is baking bread in Yerevan.    Another photo where I prefer the colored version over the B&W one.

'Woman baking Lavash in Yerevan - Armenia' by Thomas Leuthard, 2011

To keep girls in school, DFID support also makes grants available to targeted households.   Education is the strongest predictor of marriage age so staying in school is key for Bayush (far left) and her friends.  In partnership with the Government of Ethiopia, the DFID-funded Finote Hiwot programme is helping at least 37,500 adolescent girls, and indirectly many more, to avoid child marriage in Ethiopia.  Picture: Jessica Lea/Department for International Development

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Awoyaya, Lagos | por Seattle Globalist

Awoyaya, Lagos | por Seattle Globalist

Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of early marriage in sub-Saharan Africa. Like many girls, Banchi (pictured), got married when she was 15.  “I remember I didn’t want to spend the night with my husband,” she says. “I was really scared so I went back to my family. My family told my best friend to take me back to him. My friend got me ready - she put eyeliner on me - and took me to his house.  “When we’re having sex, sometimes I feel like I’m about to die, that I might break.”  In…

Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of early marriage in sub-Saharan Africa. Like many girls, Banchi (pictured), got married when she was 15. “I remember I didn’t want to spend the night with my husband,” she says. “I was really scared so I went back to my family. My family told my best friend to take me back to him. My friend got me ready - she put eyeliner on me - and took me to his house. “When we’re having sex, sometimes I feel like I’m about to die, that I might break.” In…

Although this has an Attribution-ShareAlike license on it, I do not have a model release. I highly recommend the tour company we used on this trip: www.thomsonsafaris.com and the organization who planned it for us: www.familyadventures.com.

Oxfam is currently fighting poverty in developing countries by taking on issues of inequality, discrimination and unequal access to resources.

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