She was Sold for 60 Cows

PhotographerBob Demchuk
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyScene East, LTD.
City/CountryPatterson, United States
Photo Date2011
Technical Info5DMK2
Story

“Sold for 60 Cows” The position of women in Pokot society is weak. A woman has no voice in any public forums and no authority within her own homestead. She is considered "foolish", like the cows for which she is traded.

Entry Description

“She was Sold for 60 Cows” The position of women in Pokot society is weak. A woman has no voice in any public forums and no authority within her own homestead. She is considered "foolish", like the cows for which she is traded.

Story

“Sold for 60 Cows” The position of women in Pokot society is weak. A woman has no voice in any public forums and no authority within her own homestead. She is considered "foolish", like the cows for which she is traded.

About Photographer

I paint with light and color to create images that are a mixture of wildlife, lyricism and portraiture.”