These poignant photos of mothers and their children from around the world display the strength of a mother/child bond that knows no cultural, physical, or social bounds. Grab your mothers and check out these 18 unforgettable photos of motherly love from around the world.
Mushake, Democratic Republic of the Congo
A female government soldier carries her young child on her back while at the Mushake in eastern DR Congo. Many women in the Congo are forced to do double duty as both mothers and soldiers.
Although unnerving, this is not an uncommon sight in the impoverished African country of Congo.