A Day-in-the Life: Two Indonesian Women Manage Fish, Finances and Their Futures

    Larissa Hotra

Nurlini and Rosmiati are coastal fish sellers and small-business owners in Indonesia’s Southeast Sulawesi province. Separated by nearly 70 miles of western South Pacific Ocean, these two women have never met—yet they live parallel lives.

This photo essay is a snapshot of two women’s daily lives and the interconnected challenges they face as women laboring to safeguard the well-being of their families, businesses, and communities—while faced with the global uncertainty of the future of fish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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