Afar Woman, Ethiopia "Facial scarification serves both as a means of establishing tribal identity and a way to enhance physical beauty. The curved pattern of cow horns on the forehead of this serene woman indicates that she is from a cattle-herding family and comes from a gentle and more fertile part of Afar country than the harsh Danakil Depression."
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed 10/17 with the theme of "Ending the Violence of Extreme Poverty." The UN encouraged a #EndPoverty social media campaign to stimulate conversation around the topic. Image from the UN of young children in Hyderabad, India