GHANA'S WITCH CAMPS

Excerpts of stunning photos + article by photographer Ioana Epure via Broadly.

 PHOTO BY IOANA EPURE

PHOTO BY IOANA EPURE

"For decades, Ghanaian women have been banished to live in segregated camps on suspicion of witchcraft. The Gambaga witch camp is one of the most famous in northern Ghana."

 PHOTO BY IOANA EPURE

PHOTO BY IOANA EPURE

"I want to know more about the ritual through which the chief determines whether a woman is a witch or not. From some other people I have talked to in Gambaga, I know it involves a chicken being thrown up in the air, but nothing more."

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