[Ougadougou, October 12. Image via Getty.]

A woman writes on a blackboard as others sit during a literacy class on October 12, 2009 held at the rubbish dump of Ougadougou. The classes, taken after a day's toil, to educate women in a bid to eleviate problems linked to their daily lives. The women are taught to read and write in Moore, a dialec spoken by the majority ethnie in Burkina Faso the Mossi, or in French. AFP PHOTO/ ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)