Photo by @amivitale. In the remote areas of Burkina Faso, villagers must travel for miles to reach a pump well offering clean water. Most families end up drinking dirty water rather than walk the miles it takes to get to the well. The trek for clean water can take hours each day and can put women and children at risk of sexual assault, animal attacks, or other injury.
This week I’m sharing images of women around the world, exploring their lives and the vital roles they play in their communities.