2007 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Steven Achiam

Dagbladet Børsen

01 August, 2006

Hamal Munaf from Bangladesh works in temperatures of about 45° Celsius as a sales person in an open-container kiosk. He is one of about 170,000 expatriate Bangladeshis working in Kuwait. Most workers arrive in the country legally on contracts to do cleaning and other menial tasks in a booming economy, but many claim that they end up receiving salaries drastically lower than those they were promised.

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Steven Achiam

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