Mali - As it is traditional amongst the Fulani women, the tattoo around her mouth indicates that she is married and is designed to make her less attractive to other men. The large golden earrings are also common among Fulani women.
Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "
Khoi San of Namibia - The Eve Gene ~Indigenous Bushman/San girl embraced by grandmother old, 75 years old), Namibia (Image taken to raise awareness and funds for the conservation projects of N/aÂ¿an k Photo by Martin Harvey on Getty Images