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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/PHILIPPINES-CHURCH
RTX7GCOZ
April 29, 2020
Filipino Catholic priest Rey Amancio, 31, gives a loaf of bread and a bag containing rice and vegetables...
Caloocan, Philippines
The Wider Image: Hazmat suits and holy water: two priests bring faith to Philippines lockdown
Filipino Catholic priest Rey Amancio, 31, gives a loaf of bread and a bag containing rice and vegetables to a man scavenging for food from a pile of garbage, during the government-imposed lockdown to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Caloocan, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez SEARCH "CORONAVIRUS PRIESTS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA
RTX7EARJ
April 19, 2020
A man scavenges for recyclables in the Nairobi River within the Mathare Valley slums, amid the spread...
Nairobi, Kenya
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nairobi
A man scavenges for recyclables in the Nairobi River within the Mathare Valley slums, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nairobi, Kenya April 19, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37NR6
March 30, 2020
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children,...
Seattle, UNITED STATES
Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seattle
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 30, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37NR4
March 30, 2020
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children,...
Seattle, UNITED STATES
Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seattle
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 30, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder
Pictures Report
Pictures Report
Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
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Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
38 PICTURES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YU3
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners stand on a large stone called a 'quimbalete' to break down rocks they collected...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners stand on a large stone called a 'quimbalete' to break down rocks they collected from a gold mine to extract gold, in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YU0
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners sit together as they take a break inside a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners sit together as they take a break inside a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTZ
March 06, 2020
A man who is a miner sews a boiler-suit that will be used by other miners, in a tent in La Rinconada,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who is a miner sews a boiler-suit that will be used by other miners, in a tent in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTX
March 06, 2020
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, cleans her three-month-old son Alizon in her room...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, cleans her three-month-old son Alizon in her room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 11, 2019. "I don't count my husband, because he is no help as a father or a husband," Chura said. "I'm the papa and the mama. ... We don't want for anything. We have everything." REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTV
March 06, 2020
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, breastfeeds her three-month-old son Alizon, as...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, breastfeeds her three-month-old son Alizon, as she eats inside their room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 11, 2019. "I don't count my husband, because he is no help as a father or a husband," Chura said. "I'm the papa and the mama. ... We don't want for anything. We have everything." REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTU
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners play a game of football in front of La Bella Durmiente (The Sleeping Beauty) glacier...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners play a game of football in front of La Bella Durmiente (The Sleeping Beauty) glacier in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTT
March 06, 2020
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, stands at the entrance of her room in La Rinconada,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, stands at the entrance of her room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 10, 2019. "It is very sad to live with garbage and dirt, washing in the cold, with water from the mountain. But you tell yourself to get over it. The children give you strength and courage to work." REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTS
March 06, 2020
Yaquelin, 10, the daughter of Eva Chura, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, smiles as she picks up...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Yaquelin, 10, the daughter of Eva Chura, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, smiles as she picks up a piece of ice by the entrance of their home in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTQ
March 06, 2020
Eva Chura and another woman, who are both 'pallaqueras' known as gold pickers, smoke and drink anise...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Eva Chura and another woman, who are both 'pallaqueras' known as gold pickers, smoke and drink anise while chewing coca leaves, as part of a ritual for searching for gold performed before a shift, in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 11, 2019. "Sometimes there's gold, other times no. At the moment it's very low," she said. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTP
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners walk past a shrine, as they make their way to a gold mine in La Rinconada, the...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners walk past a shrine, as they make their way to a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 7, 2019. The shrine is intended to offer protection and security to those entering the mine, because of the dangerous conditions that these men are working in, often risking their lives. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTO
March 06, 2020
Luis Miguel, 3, who is the son of Eva Chura, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, plays inside their...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Luis Miguel, 3, who is the son of Eva Chura, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, plays inside their room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTN
March 06, 2020
The shadow of a man who works as a miner is cast onto a rock as he enters a gold mine in La Riconada,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
The shadow of a man who works as a miner is cast onto a rock as he enters a gold mine in La Riconada, the Andes, Peru, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTM
March 06, 2020
Shoe polish, socks and a torch lie on the floor of a miner's room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Shoe polish, socks and a torch lie on the floor of a miner's room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTK
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner chews coca leaves in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. Coca...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner chews coca leaves in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. Coca leaves are often used as a remedy to ward off altitude sickness. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTJ
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner stops to read the front pages of newspapers displayed in a street in La Rinconada,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner stops to read the front pages of newspapers displayed in a street in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTI
March 06, 2020
A woman who works as a 'pallaquera', known as a gold picker, searches for gold as she strikes rocks extracted...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A woman who works as a 'pallaquera', known as a gold picker, searches for gold as she strikes rocks extracted from a mine in the town of La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTG
March 06, 2020
A family visits the grave of a relative at a cemetery in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 4, 2019....
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A family visits the grave of a relative at a cemetery in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTF
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner drives a truck loaded with extracted rocks from a gold mine, in La Rinconada,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner drives a truck loaded with extracted rocks from a gold mine, in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTE
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner holds coca leaves in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner holds coca leaves in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTD
March 06, 2020
A boy poses for a photograph at the entrance of his school in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A boy poses for a photograph at the entrance of his school in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YTB
March 06, 2020
A woman hangs clothes up to dry by the entrance of her home in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A woman hangs clothes up to dry by the entrance of her home in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT8
March 06, 2020
A mannequin dressed in miner's clothing hangs above a house, as a warning to deter thieves, in La Rinconada,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A mannequin dressed in miner's clothing hangs above a house, as a warning to deter thieves, in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT7
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner has his photograph taken by a woman, as he stands between a sign that reads...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner has his photograph taken by a woman, as he stands between a sign that reads 'duchas calientes' (hot showers) and a snowman, on a street in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT6
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner waits for a food vendor to cook him some chicken that he bought on a street...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner waits for a food vendor to cook him some chicken that he bought on a street in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT4
March 06, 2020
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, strikes rocks that were discarded from a mine,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Eva Chura, 42, a 'pallaquera' known as a gold picker, strikes rocks that were discarded from a mine, in search of gold, in the town of La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 11, 2019. "In a week sometimes I can get 1 gram or 2 grams of gold," Chura said. "If I'm lucky it can sometimes be 20 grams, but that's down to luck." REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT3
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner rests on a sack filled with stones collected from a gold mine, before it is...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner rests on a sack filled with stones collected from a gold mine, before it is processed to extract gold, in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT2
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners use a drilling machine to search for gold in a gold mine in La Rinconada, the...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners use a drilling machine to search for gold in a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YT0
March 06, 2020
A girl stands behind the counter of a shop which buys gold from miners in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A girl stands behind the counter of a shop which buys gold from miners in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSZ
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner has his hair cut at a hairdresser in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner has his hair cut at a hairdresser in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSY
March 06, 2020
Eva Chura is one of the magpies of the mountain. Living with their families in shacks in a gold shantytown...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Eva Chura is one of the magpies of the mountain. Living with their families in shacks in a gold shantytown in the Andes, these women make a living gleaning gold from rubble. They are called "pallaqueras" which roughly translates as 'gold-pickers.' The men of La Rinconada bar all women from the mines dug beneath the rock. The men say the female spirit of the mine, which is located below a glacier called La Bella Durmiente, or The Sleeping Beauty, would be jealous and angry if women were to try to steal her riches. So instead, the women take turns to scramble up onto piles of black scree that the men have dumped. Teetering high above the ground, they stoop and flip over the rocks, their keen eyes scanning the lumps for a glimmer of gold. Anything promising they pocket, and take back to process and sell to black-market dealers whose stalls line La Rinconada's main street. The quantities each woman collects are tiny, but thousands of them are looking - some estimates say there are more than 15,000 pallaqueras in Peru. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSW
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners drink anise and chew coca leaves as part of a ritual performed before a shift...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners drink anise and chew coca leaves as part of a ritual performed before a shift for searching for gold, in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSU
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners walk in front of La Bella Durmiente (The Sleeping Beauty) glacier, as they exit...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners walk in front of La Bella Durmiente (The Sleeping Beauty) glacier, as they exit a gold mine after finishing work for the day in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YST
March 06, 2020
Zinc houses stand in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Zinc houses stand in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSS
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner fills up a tube made from newspaper with dynamite powder, to be used for setting...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner fills up a tube made from newspaper with dynamite powder, to be used for setting off explosions inside a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSQ
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner is treated by Doctor Nelson and a nurse for a head injury, that he says he...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner is treated by Doctor Nelson and a nurse for a head injury, that he says he received from thieves attempting to steal gold from him, at a health centre in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSN
March 06, 2020
A woman carrying a child on her back buys chicken at a shop in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A woman carrying a child on her back buys chicken at a shop in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSL
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner sits on his bed as he writes in a notebook in his room in La Rinconada, the...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner sits on his bed as he writes in a notebook in his room in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSK
March 06, 2020
A man who works as a miner uses water and mercury to extract gold from a rock that was collected from...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
A man who works as a miner uses water and mercury to extract gold from a rock that was collected from a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
GOLD-PERU/SWISS-WOMEN
RTS34YSJ
March 06, 2020
Men who work as miners talk to each other as they sit inside a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes,...
LA RINCONADA, Peru
The Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world
Men who work as miners talk to each other as they sit inside a gold mine in La Rinconada, the Andes, Peru, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Nacho Doce SEARCH "WOMEN GOLD PICKERS FEMICIDE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
ZIMBABWE-WILDLIFE/
RTS2SI74
October 23, 2019
A marabou stork stands on an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe,...
Hwange, Zimbabwe
A marabou stork stands on an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park
A marabou stork stands on an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ZIMBABWE-WILDLIFE/
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October 23, 2019
A lion is seen approaching an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe,...
Hwange, Zimbabwe
A lion is seen approaching an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park
A lion is seen approaching an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
ZIMBABWE-WILDLIFE/
RTS2SI6N
October 23, 2019
A lion is seen approaching an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe,...
Hwange, Zimbabwe
A lion is seen approaching an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park
A lion is seen approaching an elephant carcass at a watering hole inside Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe, October 23, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
RTS2MO76
August 15, 2019
Sunarni receives money from a scavenger after they unloaded rubbish at Bangun village in Mojokerto, East...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Sunarni receives money from a scavenger after they unloaded rubbish at Bangun village in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
RTS2MO60
August 15, 2019
Heri Masud, (L), a scavenger and waste broker, prepares to unload rubbish from a truck at Bangun village...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Heri Masud, (L), a scavenger and waste broker, prepares to unload rubbish from a truck at Bangun village in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, July 29, 2019. "If they're going to forbid us from this, there must be a solution. The government hasn't provided us jobs," said Masud as he took a break from sifting through rubbish piled high around the village of 3,600 people. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
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August 15, 2019
Workers sort plastics and scraps collected by scavengers at a collecting site in Mojokerto, East Java...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Workers sort plastics and scraps collected by scavengers at a collecting site in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, August 1, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
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August 15, 2019
Salam, 54, who is a scavenger prays during a break inside his house at Bangun village in Mojokerto, East...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Salam, 54, who is a scavenger prays during a break inside his house at Bangun village in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, July 31, 2019. Salam said recycled rubbish paid for his children's schooling, and also bought a house for his family and livestock. "I have nine goats now," said Salam, who works as a waste broker between villagers and a nearby paper factory and says his job is easier than farming. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
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August 15, 2019
Salam, 54, a scavenger and waste broker, pulls off a net from his paddy field as he prepares to harvest...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Salam, 54, a scavenger and waste broker, pulls off a net from his paddy field as he prepares to harvest in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, August 1, 2019. Salam said recycled rubbish paid for his children's schooling, and also bought a house for his family and livestock. "I have nine goats now," said Salam, who works as a waste broker between villagers and a nearby paper factory and says his job is easier than farming. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
RTS2MO52
August 15, 2019
Kusmani, a 55-year-old woman who has been a scavenger for more than 20 years, holds a used can as she...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Kusmani, a 55-year-old woman who has been a scavenger for more than 20 years, holds a used can as she sorts rubbish at Bangun village in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
ASIA-WASTE/INDONESIA-FARMERS
RTS2MO4Z
August 15, 2019
Buadi, who is a scavenger from Sidoarjo, smokes cigarette as he takes rest near Bangun village in Mojokerto,...
Mojokerto, Indonesia
The Wider Image: Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling
Buadi, who is a scavenger from Sidoarjo, smokes cigarette as he takes rest near Bangun village in Mojokerto, East Java province, Indonesia, July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan SEARCH "KURNIAWAN TRASH" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
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ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS/GAZA
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March 28, 2019
Stray dogs rest at a petrol station in Gaza City, February 19, 2019. A few stray dogs roam the streets...
Gaza, Palestinian Territories
The Wider Image: Capturing 24 hours in Gaza, one hour at a time
Stray dogs rest at a petrol station in Gaza City, February 19, 2019. A few stray dogs roam the streets scavenging for what they can find. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez SEARCH "MARTINEZ GAZA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
GLOBAL-WASTE/
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March 02, 2019
A group of scavengers search for items and plastics to sell for recycling at Bantar Gebang landfill in...
Bekasi, Indonesia
A group of scavengers search for items and plastics to sell for recycling at Bantar Gebang landfill in...
A group of scavengers search for items and plastics to sell for recycling at Bantar Gebang landfill in Bekasi, West Java province, Indonesia, March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDONESIA-ODDLY/
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March 02, 2019
A scavenger wears a hat as she searches for items and plastics to sell for recycling at Bantar Gebang...
Bekasi, Indonesia
A scavenger wears a hat as she searches for items and plastics to sell for recycling at Bantar Gebang...
A scavenger wears a hat as she searches for items and plastics to sell for recycling at Bantar Gebang landfill in Bekasi, West Java province, Indonesia, March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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