September 19, 2009

West Sumatra Fuel Station

Photograph by James Nachtwey

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine

Women work at a West Sumatra gas station. Economic crises have persuaded many Indonesian families not to rely only on men's earnings. More than half of all women have jobs, a number that grows each year.

See more photographs from the October 2009 feature story "Indonesia."


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