Topic: female circumcision

A Burmese dealer arranges chunks of jade at a market stall in Mandalay.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Dec. 3, 2014

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Maasai girls Isina and Naserian a day before their planned circumcision.
Photo Essay

Blood, Fear and Ritual: Witness to Female Circumcision in Kenya

The ritual of female circumcision is still valued in some 30 countries, mainly in Africa and the Middle East, under the belief that girls must be “cut” in order to prepare them for marriage.

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