In this episode, Gender desk reporter Moraa Obiria wanders for hours with Lolio Ekal, a Turkana woman. 60 per cent of Turkanas are pastoralists, but women do not own livestock. Even on the brink of starvation, they cannot sell a single goat for money to buy food. This is the story of Ekal. 

Lolio Ekal, a widow, in Kodekode village, Turkana County, on February 7, 2022.

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