Photos by Marzieh Mousavi, Islamic Republic News Agency
These photos show the village women of Andika region of Khuzestan province in Iran, some wearing their colorful traditional dresses. The living conditions in many Iranian villages is still very primitive, and the villagers are deprived of many things the people in the city take for granted.
Khuzestan Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It is in the southwest of the country, bordering Iraq's Basra Province and the Persian Gulf. Its capital is Ahvaz and covers an area of 63,238 km square.
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