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SOCIETY

Umoja: A township for women

Umoja Uaso which means unity in the Kiswahili language is a very small village in Kenya. The village is an all-female matriarch village located near the town of Archers Post in Samburu County, a few kilometres from the capital, Nairobi. It was founded by a woman named Rebecca Lolosoli, a Samburu woman, as a sanctuary for homeless survivors of violence against women, and young girls running from forced marriages.

  2 months ago ago
Umoja: A township for women

CRIME

Did You Know About This Village Where Men Are Banned? Take A Look At Why (Photos)

Recently, I came across an article about an all female village called Umoja Uaso, I was stumped and amazed! Again I wondered could there really be a village populated by only women! How could they live, what about their life, livelihood, security etc, etc a number of questions crossed my mind. So I googled and came out with astounding facts. I do know of homes which provide shelter to battered and harassed women but a whole village for the distressed was incredible. Umoja Uaso is a coining of two words – Umoja

  1 year ago ago
Did You Know About This Village Where Men Are Banned? Take A Look At Why (Photos)