Professionalka on the complex work
• professionalka on complex work
We bring you the stories of women who were able to be realized in traditionally male occupations, contrary to gender stereotypes, thriving in their respective countries.
Grace excavator operator Okol (Grace Ocol) in Tuban, Agusan del Norte, Philippines.
"Few women can manage large trucks and excavators. If this man can, why can not women? I'm better than men, they can drive the truck, and I - and so, and others. "
The Swiss President Doris Leuthard on the roof of the parliament building in Bern, Switzerland. According to Leuthard, it is still necessary to observe gender inequalities in the workplace.
Mehvish Ehlake (Mehwish Ekhlaque) - mototsiklistka and instructor from Karachi, Pakistan.
"When I was going on a journey on a motorcycle on Pakistan, many of my male colleagues advised me not to do it, because for women it is difficult and dangerous. But I did it. "
Instructor surfing Larrañaga Rocio (Rocio Larrañaga) Redondo Beach in Lima, Peru.
"I - the first woman to represent her country in national and international competitions since 1977. In 1995 I became an instructor in surfing. Many women are engaged in surfing, and very successfully. I hope in the future, women will have the same quota in professional competitions as men. "
Brazilian artist Mado (Mado) against the background of his work in the area of Vila Madalena in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
"Once I did not want to hire one company, because, according to them, women can not tolerate the tools you need for work (paint cans, ladders). I believe that we are all better off when men will treat women as equals. "
Vodoprovodchitsa and certified trainer Khawla Sheikh in the basement, where it held training for women, in Amman, Jordan.
"Housewives feel more comfortable if in the absence of her husband to their house female vodoprovodchitsa comes."
Elizabeth Mamani (Elizabeth Mamani), a reporter for Radio Union, the National Congress building in La Paz, Bolivia.
"When I started working as a reporter, then I felt the discrimination itself (from the officials who controlled the media access to the event). In order to overcome discrimination in the profession, we women should stand must be savvy in all areas. "
The pilot Maria Uvarov in the fitness center, "Aeroflot" at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow.
"A lot has to be done by the women themselves, to resolve these issues (gender equality)."
Dr. Katherine Reynolds, a researcher at Imperial College London, in his laboratory.
Furniture Restorer Leila Selimovic (Lejla Selimovic) in his workshop Wood Surgery in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
"In my country, for women it is an unusual profession, but so far I have not met people who have bad about this. People are often surprised, but in fact they are interested in only one thing: to get the job done qualitatively. "
Fire Iolayna Chavez Talavera (Yolaina Chavez Talavera) near the fire station in Managua, Nicaragua.
"When I started the fire, my colleagues, men thought that I would not last long because of the great physical exertion. However, I have proved that I can perform tasks at the same level as they are. I think that women have to fight to get in all areas through the wall of male chauvinism, which continues to reign in Nicaragua and Latin American countries. "
Marilee, soldiers. Nice, France.
Julia Argunova, mountaineering instructor in the Tien Shan near Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan.
The driver Gabriela Santos (Gabriela Santos), which leads the tourist coach near Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon, Portugal.
Rybachka Crieff Nimr (Chrifa Nimri) returns from fishing in the port of Sidi Bou Said in Tunisia.
"At the very beginning of my way all over the world telling me that this fishing for men, but now all colleagues respect me and called the captain."
policewoman Ana Maria Suarez del Verdun (Ana Maria del Verdun Suarez) on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay.
Butcher Cristina Alvarez (Cristina Alvarez) near a butcher's shop, which is owned by her and her husband, in Mexico City, Mexico.
Freelance Photographer Jeung Un covers protests in downtown Seoul, South Korea.
"The majority of news photographers prefer to hire men. I very much felt by gender inequality. When I light the scenes of violence, sometimes subjected to sexual harassment and hear in the address remarks with sexual overtones. "