Valeria García, 16, known as Leva, competes in a women-only freestyle rap tournament in Mexico City. Leva, who has freestyled since she was 13, traveled from the northern Mexico to participate. “I decided to come to Mexico City because I was feeling very frustrated, and for me, freestyle is freeing myself,” she says.
Kavira Vahimba, right, sells taro roots to Siwasi Muvuya, center, in Kikimba, Kirumba, Democratic Republic of Congo. Vahimba buys the roots in bulk in Luofu, a village 15 kilometers (9 miles) southwest of Kirumba, and sells them at the local market.