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The economy is female

A woman stopped, knelt down, unloaded some firewood for a girl much younger than her and was getting ready to collect the money from the sale. it was an interaction of economic value employing women, similar to trade in most African markets where women are at the heart of economic activity.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Parakou, Benin
Camera: Nokia 5
Copyright: © Aladé Dossou