Topic: Female Genital Mutilation

Anita, 19, was forced by her father to leave school and marry when she was 16-years-old. When Anita and her mother objected to the marriage, her father became angry and beat both of them, stating that he had already accepted dowry for the marriage. Moshi, Tanzania. Aug. 19, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 4, 2014

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

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A protester raises his fist during a nightly march toward the Ferguson Police Dept. on Oct. 10, 2014.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 14, 2014

Photojournalism Links 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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