February 2016: Traveling towards a township on a provincial road in Myanmar, I was scanning the roadside scenery for some good photos when I spotted something on the road that I initially did not believe I was seeing. A portion of the road was under repair, a number of workers were busy doing the construction, and they were all women! Not believing my eyes, I asked my companion if this is something normally happening in the country. The answer was yes and all I managed to mutter was “WOW!” before my camera started clicking and our car started to regain speed.
A sight quite unique to Myanmar: a road construction workforce comprised of women
On the way to another place a few days later, I closely watched the road, on the lookout for the admirable women. I managed to make a few clicks and went to bed that…
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