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Varanasi Weavers (22 images)

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These images were made as part of a personal project on the handloom weavers in Varanasi. I looked at personal stories of weavers who couldn't access adequate health interventions based on their income, the threats to their health - including the river in which they bathe, as well as the threats to their traditional livelihood - like mechanised looms. They have little access to infrastructure and are often waiting to work based on the electricity supply. Many have left weaving to join the...
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