20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Heavy Lifting

Women in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, carry piles of bricks weighing more than 2st on their heads as they are laid out ahead of being baked in a kiln. The laburoers – who are paid less than £1 a shift – move up to 1,000 bricks a day in sweltering conditions.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: Narayanganj, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Copyright: © Joy Saha