During the farming season, women from the city are mobilized to work. The people who were mobilized for weeding in the picture. Photographed in the northern region of June 2013 (ASIAPRESS)

A rural area near Sariwon city, North Hwanghae province. A lone child keeps watch over a shabby house. Photographed in October, 2007 by Ri Jun (ASIAPRESS)

A rural woman returning home during a power outage with water from a communal well in the village. Photographed in central North Korea in January, 2015 by ‘Dandelion’ (ASIAPRESS)