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Dhanmondi Brickbreakers on Vimeo

Dhanmondi Brickbreakers on Vimeo The traditional form of brick breaking has now been replaced by machines that do the bulk of the job. As with most low paid jobs in Bangladesh, there are many associated risks.

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Everything Smelled of Money

Subscribe to ShahidulNews In 1994 Shahidul Alam and Drik Picture Library launched a unique initiative which involved training children from poor, working-class families in Dhaka as photojournalists. Their progress since has been remarkable – now 16 years old, the ‘Out … Continue reading

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