In Nepal division of labor by gender exists. Men are the ones that do the hard work and women are only expected to cook, wash and care for the children. This woman in the photo is preparing Masala tea, Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal.
An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year.