The Working Women of Vietnam

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman. Especially in Vietnam. But they do it with a smile… And the men of Vietnam? Please do not think this post is intended as sexist in any way.

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman. Especially in Vietnam.

Street Seller
Ferrying tourists down the Mekong
Selling freshly made juice
Collecting Garbage
Washing laundry in the lotus pond
Bringing home the groceries – most probably a maid shopping for western employers

But they do it with a smile…

Market Trader

And the men of Vietnam?

Xe-om driver

Please do not think this post is intended as sexist in any way. I will even up the score with a post about the equally hardworking men of Vietnam at a later date.

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4 thoughts on “The Working Women of Vietnam

  1. What a photo essay! Such a window into some serious labor. For some reason the photo of the driver sleeping on her bike is sticking with me.

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