Rebecca Conway

Photographer in Delhi | @TEDx speaker | @Sahar_Speaks mentor | @Reuters @AFP @irinnews alum
Brick Labour
Location: Delhi, India
Nationality: British
Biography: Currently in New Delhi, India, Rebecca works between India and Pakistan, covering conflict, women and minorities. She has worked for the New York Times, The Guardian, AFP, AP, Reuters, Stern, The National and IRIN, among others. She is based in... read on
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Brick Labour
Almost a million people work in around 11,000 brick factories in Pakistan, including over a quarter of a million children.

Many are bonded labourers, bought or traded by factory owners and working in dangerous conditions for an average of 270 rupees ($3.00) a day to pay back debts that are often passed on to their children, and with no hope of ever earning enough to buy their freedom.

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Exorcising the Jinn

By Rebecca Conway / Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan — Surrounded by desert on all sides a shrine haunted by a Sufi mystic draws those desperate for peace. Living..


By Rebecca Conway / Rajasthan, India — The patients start arriving long before the tiny clinics open. Many have travelled miles and often on foot,..

Dhobi Ghat

By Rebecca Conway / New Delhi, India — Against modernisation and falling demand for their services, tiny corners of some of New Delhi's..
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