Jyotsna Patadia, age 15, walks the salt pans of Little Rann of Kutch, India. © Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post. 



India | The ‘Dream’ of School for Impoverished Girls, by Photojournalist Nikki Kahn

 

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.

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