In Focus: Exploring the Effects of Female Genital Mutilation

By David Schonauer   Thursday January 14, 2021

In December, the international nonprofit Too Young to Wed, along with Canon USA, presented its first Emerging Photographers Fellowship Award to Egyptian photographer Somaya Abdelrahman for her work on female genital mutilation. Abdelrahman’s series, “A Permanent Wound,” explores her own experience with the practice, along with those of other women and girls who have experienced it, notes The Washington Post. “I was circumcised at 10. I remember the day as the worst of my life,” she says.

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