Posing for recognition

In Casablanca, women are not involved in street collection and are exclusively employed to sort materials brought in by men. Most of them come from rural areas and commute back to their village during harvest season. Their income is low, but it provides a complement for their family and allows them to survive when they live alone. Our interviews and photoshoots with these workers were easy and informative: all were keen for their contribution to urban society, to the recycling industry and to the preservation of the environment to be recognized.

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