Jyotsna Patadia, age 15, walks the salt pans of Little Rann of Kutch, India. © Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post.
BY GRACE ANEIZA ALI
On the desolate salt pans of western India, as in much of the developing world, poverty and long-standing social customs bar many girls from attending school. The image is from The Washington Post photojournalism series, “For Impoverished Girls, School Is Just a Dream,” by Nikki Kahn, a photojournalist who followed the Patadia family on the salt pans of Little Rann of Kutch in India.