Sven Torfinn

Rumbek, Lakes State (Al-Buhayrat), South Sudan, SUDAN

The director of Rumbek prison watches over female inmates detained for adultery crimes. Local women are frequently accused of adultery, which is illegal, by their husbands and many of them end up incarcerated at Rumbek prison as a result. The jailing of women for "adultery" is often linked to dowry and other marital disputes. Occasionally, women committed to arranged marriages themselves attempt to be jailed for adultery crimes in order to provoke their husbands into granting them a divorce.

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Sven Torfinn
City
Rumbek, Lakes State (Al-Buhayrat), South Sudan
Country
SUDAN
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Not available in Germany or the Netherlands.
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3008 x 2000 pixels
25.47 x 16.93 cm (300 dpi)
10.03 x 6.67 inch (300 dpi)
2.0 MB size on disk
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