Entry Title: "She was Sold for 60 Cows"
Name: Bob Demchuk , United States
Category and Expertise: Photo Essay and Feature Story|Portrait|Culture|Lifestyle|Portrait_P|Deeper Perspective, Non-Professional


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 the Artist:

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