Photo taken on January shows women working on a carpet in a tiny factory in Kostandovo, a small village in Bulgaria's southern Rhodope mountains. (DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images) From: 39 Stunning Images Celebrating Women Around The World
Women pose on a shea butter production line for the French cosmetics company L'Occitane in Leo, south-central Burkina Faso, on Jan. (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images) From: 39 Stunning Images Celebrating Women Around The World
Mahboubeh Khoshsolat, one of the only women's fire and rescue units in the Middle East, slides down the fire pole at Fire Station No. 9 - October 2005 - in the city of Karaj, west of the Iranian capital Tehran.