Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt captures images of women and their families living on almost every continenent in her book, A Camera, Two Kids, and a Camel.

In this image, a Pakistani girl peers into the camera lens.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

A Chinese woman paints her face.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

These African women and children live in a refugee camp.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

A Bedouin woman shows her facial tattoos.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

Guatemalan women wear their signature, woven fabrics.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

Palestinian women wear white to symbolize purity.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

African women from the Masaai tribe shave their heads, and wear beaded necklaces and bracelets.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

Pakistani laborers dress in elegant attire even while working.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

A woman from Papua New Guinea shows the scarification on her back.
Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt

Photo: Annie Griffiths Belt

An Aboriginal woman adorns herself with body paint.

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Published on November 20, 2008

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