Of the nearly 6 million people who live in Maryland, 13.9% are foreign born, according to the Center for Immigration Studies. In other words, they’re an international presence in Maryland. This Friday, the female portion of that group is being celebrated, on International Women’s Day.
Making sure women who left everything behind still have their dignity
This Syrian refugee washes her family’s clothes in cold water from the tank in front of her tent in Domiz camp, northern Iraq. Barbed wire fences in the camp are festooned with clothing drying in the dim winter sun.