Sign in
Download Opera News App

umoja

CULTURE

The Tribe Made Up Of Only Women. Check Out What They Do To The Men…

Do you believe there is a place in this world inhabited by only women? Where there’s is no man and the whole town is made up of only females? There is a place like that which actually exists. There is a village in the grasslands of Samburu in northern Kenya, and it’s rather unique.

  7 months ago ago
The Tribe Made Up Of Only Women. Check Out What They Do To The Men…

SOCIETY

Meet the ladies from the town with no men

Women have been living a long patriarch as long it can be remembered. In the Samburu district of Kenya is a small village called UMOJA which means NO MEN ALLWED. This village is up of only females. When a man is seen in the village. The man is beaten up and thrown out of the village.

  10 months ago ago
Meet the ladies from the town with no men

CRIME

Only Ladies Are Allowed To Live In This Village, See Why(Photos)

Umoja is a community of women. The Kabul settlement began in the 1990s as a shelter for women victims of violence. The city is first stormed by a group of 15 women who have been raped by British soldiers. Today, Omo is a safe haven for those in need. The city is growing, the old and the young are in Umoja. Most of Omo is a resident of Samburu. Samburu is a traditional Kenyan marriage and circumcision. To escape these harsh cultural norms, women flock to Umoja in search of safety with their children. Older women

  1 year ago ago
Only Ladies Are Allowed To Live In This Village, See Why(Photos)

TRAVEL

If you are a man you can't go to this place - The land where no man is allowed.

If you are a man you can't go to this place - The land where no man is allowed. At the place where the foothills of mountain Kenya merge with the deserts, the people of Samburu have maintained a strict patriarchy for over 500 years. Until 30 years ago, a woman by the name of Rebecca Lelosoli has founded a village known as Umoja. The word Umoja means unity in Swahili. All this happened after she was beaten by a group of men when she came up with the idea of a women-only community.  This matriarch refuge is now

  1 year ago ago
If you are a man you can't go to this place - The land where no man is allowed.

JUSTICE

Toxic Masculinity - A case study of the village without men in Kenya

What would a world without men look like? Will there be security? How will reproduction happen? Will women be able to fend for themselves? These and many more questions come to mind when you imagine a world with only women. As much as this seems like an unrealistic wish, let me introduce you to a village in Kenya with only women.

  7 months ago ago
Toxic Masculinity - A case study of the village without men in Kenya

SOCIETY

The African Village Where Men Are Banned

In Kenya, the settlement of Umoja is located. The all-female matriarch community was created in 1990. Rebecca Lolosoli created it as a safe haven for homeless women who have been victims of domestic abuse and young girls fleeing forced marriages. Men are welcome to visit Umoja, but they are not authorized to reside there.

  8 months ago ago
The African Village Where Men Are Banned

CRIME

No Man's Land: Secret Behind The Village Men Are Banned

Umoja Village in the grasslands of Samburu, in northern Kenya, is a unique place. It is inhabited only by women, their children and livestock. No men are allowed. Most of the women that live there are the survivors of rape, domestic abuse, child marriage, or female genital mutilation (FGM). THE VILLAGE WAS FOUNDED BY RAPE SURVIVORS AS A SAFE SPACE FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR CHILDREN. Surrounded by a protective fence of thorns, Umoja is a village in the grasslands of Samburu, in the north of Kenya. Goats munch

  1 year ago ago
No Man's Land: Secret Behind The Village Men Are Banned

LIFESTYLE

Kwanzaa, The Festival That Brings Home To You.

Kwanzaa, derived from a Kiswahilli word meaning first harvesting. It's a cultural holiday, it's celebration is diverse. People with diverse cultures celebrate it in their culture which is the beauty of the festival. Started by Dr. Mulenga Kwaringa in 1996. This was because of of riots that had broken out around Los Angeles. This festival was created to help Africans outside the continent to remain attached to their culture, values and heritage. It was aimed at helping such people feel better and have something

  1 year ago ago
Kwanzaa, The Festival That Brings Home To You.

CRIME

Only ladies are allowed to live in this village :see why.

Umoja is a community of women. The Kabul settlement began in the 1990s as a shelter for women victims of violence. The city is first stormed by a group of 15 women who have been raped by British soldiers. Today, Omo is a safe haven for those in need. The city is growing, the old and the young are in Umoja. Most of Omo is a resident of Samburu. Samburu is a traditional Kenyan marriage and circumcision. To escape these harsh cultural norms, women flock to Umoja in search of safety with their children. Older women

  1 year ago ago
Only ladies are allowed to live in this village :see why.

CRIME

Only Ladies are allowed to live in this village. See why

Umoja is a community of women. The Kabul settlement began in the 1990s as a shelter for women victims of violence. The city is first stormed by a group of 15 women who have been raped by British soldiers. Today, Omo is a safe haven for those in need. The city is growing, the old and the young are in Umoja. Most of Omo is a resident of Samburu. Samburu is a traditional Kenyan marriage and circumcision. To escape these harsh cultural norms, women flock to Umoja in search of safety with their children. Older women

  1 year ago ago
Only Ladies are allowed to live in this village. See why