College teacher, Andijan district, June 2017

September 15, 2017

“Soon, in the middle of this month, we are supposed to go on vacation. However, I know that this will not happen. Last year we also spent our annual holiday working in the cotton fields. It seems that this year it will be the same. I’m becoming worried now. I have not Often relatives and children go to the fields to replace employees. Pakhtakor district, Jizzak region, near the district hospital, May 26, 2017 © UGF 12 September 2017 Page 13 of 20 seen my grandchild for more than a month now. We have not had a single day off. After work, I go home, cook for my husband and two sons, do the laundry and clean the house. The next day at dawn, I have to go and do public work again. “