Phulmai's walk - a day in the life of a headloader

Headloaders - collectors of fuelwood in India's woodlands. On the one hand, seen as forest destroyers, on the other, they are the sole support of a multi-billion dollar market. RICHARD MAHAPATRA follows one of them from dawn to dusk to learn about the struggles in their daily lives, and their status in society

 
Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

Phulmai's walk - a day in the life of a headloader

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