THE INDIAN MARKET WHERE WOMEN RULE
In a far-flung corner of north-east India, just under 65 km from the Myanmar border, is an extraordinary market. Ima Keithel – or Mother’s Market – is the largest female-only-run market in Asia, and perhaps the world. No men own businesses here, and it has always been this way.
But that’s far from the most unique thing about Ima Keithel. Led by the women of the market – the imas – it is a simmering hub of social and political activism. Click on the image below to read my latest photo essay for BBC Travel.