Mothers and Daughters / International Women’s Day

Last week, on March 8th, it was International Women’s Day.  It was a day to celebrate, reflect and nurture the achievements of women.  In Focus with Alan Taylor decided to run a story of photos of mothers with their daughters.  The images are heart warming.  The love shared between a mother and daughter is universal, we aren’t so different after all…  Click on images for the complete article Via the Atlanic.

(Via the Atlantic) India: Sulochna Mohan Sawant, 23, with her five-year-old daughter Shamika Sawant inside their home in Mumbai, on February 13, 2014. Sulochna, who works as a maid, wanted to become a doctor when she was a child. However, she could only study until the age of 14. Sulochna wants her daughter to become a teacher, Shamika also wants to become a teacher. (Reuters/Mansi Thapliyal)

(Via the Atlantic) India: Sulochna Mohan Sawant, 23, with her five-year-old daughter Shamika Sawant inside their home in Mumbai, on February 13, 2014. Sulochna, who works as a maid, wanted to become a doctor when she was a child. However, she could only study until the age of 14. Sulochna wants her daughter to become a teacher, Shamika also wants to become a teacher. (Reuters/Mansi Thapliyal)

 

(Via the Atlantic) Malta: Charlotte Stafrace, 49, and her daughter Scarlett Stafarce, 9, in the living room of their home in Zebbug, outside Valletta, on March 2, 2014. Charlotte is an actress and freelance drama teacher who finished her education at 17. Charlotte hopes her daughter will be a scientist when she grows up. Scarlett says she will finish education when she's about 25 and that she would like to be a vet. (Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi)

(Via the Atlantic) Malta: Charlotte Stafrace, 49, and her daughter Scarlett Stafarce, 9, in the living room of their home in Zebbug, outside Valletta, on March 2, 2014. Charlotte is an actress and freelance drama teacher who finished her education at 17. Charlotte hopes her daughter will be a scientist when she grows up. Scarlett says she will finish education when she’s about 25 and that she would like to be a vet. (Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi)

 

(Via the Atlantic) Bolivia: Lucia Mayta, 43, and her daughter Luz Cecilia, 12, inside their bodega in La Paz, on February 24, 2014. Lucia studied until the fourth grade of primary school, and knows how to read and write and do basic math. Lucia runs a bodega, and the family live in a back room. She hopes to build a house in the future. Luz Cecilia is in seventh grade and wants to be a singer. (Reuters/David Mercado)

(Via the Atlantic) Bolivia: Lucia Mayta, 43, and her daughter Luz Cecilia, 12, inside their bodega in La Paz, on February 24, 2014. Lucia studied until the fourth grade of primary school, and knows how to read and write and do basic math. Lucia runs a bodega, and the family live in a back room. She hopes to build a house in the future. Luz Cecilia is in seventh grade and wants to be a singer. (Reuters/David Mercado)

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