In Photos: Vanishing Jobs Around the World

Shorthand teacher, Faridabad, India

Surbir Singh at a stenography center surrounded by his students
Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty Images

Rickshaw puller, Kolkata, India

Mohammad Ashgar with his rickshaw in Kolkata, one of the last major cities in India yet to outlaw pulled rickshaws. The local pullers’ union puts the number who ply the trade in the city at 24,000 and has organised mass protests against moves to stamp out the practice
Photograph: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

Stonecutter, Ojojona, Honduras

Jose Diaz with his tools near Tegucigalpa
Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

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