26 October 2015: Mercy, 38, sits quietly under the shade of a tree with a dozen other women from a small settlement in the Turkana region of Northern Kenya. All are single mothers, all are sex workers, and all are hungry.
They say that it is better to be a refugee in the nearby Kakuma camp, despite its many hardships, than a member of the Turkana, the host community which surrounds it. The Turkana region is one of the most underdeveloped in Kenya, blighted by drought, economic hardship and gender inequality. Read more.