|The Dasaswamedh Ghat is one of the oldest
ghats in Varanasi. Even so, it is regarded as
one of the cleanest.
|Fruits and vegetables are offered for sale
at an open-air market. Some sources estimate
that nearly 60 percent of India's population is
employed in agriculture. It comprised 25
percent of the country's GNP.
Many Dalits find themselves at the bottom
of the job market and make their livelihood
working manual labor.
In 2007, girls accounted for 54 percent of
the world's out-of-school population
according to a UN Millenium Goals Report.
|An indian woman and child pose
in front of the mountains.
India is rich with beautiful landscape and culture. This mountaintop
view captures the enormity of the countryside.
Pictures by Brooke Hines and Blake Hines