Dieter Telemans

Bondo, Nyanza Province, KENYA

A funeral in the Luo community. Dorcas Apamo's husband Jarred has died of AIDS, and she receives condolences from other members of the clan. According to ancient Luo customs, a widow is obliged to have sex with a specialised cleanser' to be purified. She is then inherited as a wife by her brother in law. The consequence of the ritual is that AIDS has taken on epidemic proportions in the tribe.

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Dieter Telemans
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Bondo, Nyanza Province
Country
KENYA
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8028 x 5382 pixels
67.97 x 45.57 cm (300 dpi)
26.76 x 17.94 inch (300 dpi)
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