Umoja Uaso women’s village, Kenya

 

Women making crafts in Umoja Uaso women's village, Kenya - photo by Rob McFarland
Women making crafts in Umoja Uaso women’s village, Kenya – photo by Rob McFarland

The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia – May 25, 2013

Judy has the willowy grace of a catwalk model, with high cheekbones, unblemished skin and a practised insouciance. When I ask her why she ran away from home, she slowly folds her slender brown arms and answers through half-closed eyes, “Because my father tried to make me marry a man 10 years older than me.” And what about the father of her nine-month-old daughter? “He says she isn’t his.”

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Published by Rob McFarland

Hi! I'm an award-winning travel writer who divides his time between Sydney, the US and Europe. I regularly speak at travel events and have helped hundreds of aspiring travel writers, PR professionals and tourism operators through my writing courses.

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