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Meeri Koutaniemi Photography

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Vivian Maier: Street Photographer, Revelation - Interview with exhibition curator Anne Morin Minimalist Photography, Urban Photography, Color Photography, Shine The Light, Light In The Dark, Street Photographers, Landscape Photographers, Vivian Maier Street Photographer, Robert Doisneau

Taken - Photographs and text by Meeri Koutaniemi | LensCulture

Over a hundred million women around the world have suffered genital mutilation — this hard-hitting and graphic reportage from Kenya shows how brutal, crude and traumatic it can be for young unwilling girls

 Blood, Fear and Ritual: Witness to Female Circumcision in Kenya. A woman holds Isina's wrist as the girl, in severe pain, struggles during her circumcision. Shine The Light, Light In The Dark, Violation Of Human Rights, Circumcision, Light Beam, Kenya, Blood, Female, Photographs

Taken - Photographs and text by Meeri Koutaniemi | LensCulture

Over a hundred million women around the world have suffered genital mutilation — this hard-hitting and graphic reportage from Kenya shows how brutal, crude and traumatic it can be for young unwilling girls

Rose Takaya Nkurumwa, took her bicycle the night before her circumcision and rode 30 miles to meet a pastor who could take her to a safe house. Circumcision, African Tribes, African Fashion, Beautiful People, Glamour, Portrait, Womens Fashion, Bicycle, Pictures

Fighting genital mutilation

More than 4,500 miles separate the small Finnish village of Kuusamo, where photographer Meeri Koutaniemi grew up, and Kenya’s Maasai villages, where she ended up chronicling the lives of women who had experienced or escaped genital mutilation and child marriage.

Fighting genital mutilation – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs

Fighting genital mutilation

More than 4,500 miles separate the small Finnish village of Kuusamo, where photographer Meeri Koutaniemi grew up, and Kenya’s Maasai villages, where she ended up chronicling the lives of women who had experienced or escaped genital mutilation and child marriage.

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Fighting genital mutilation

More than 4,500 miles separate the small Finnish village of Kuusamo, where photographer Meeri Koutaniemi grew up, and Kenya’s Maasai villages, where she ended up chronicling the lives of women who had experienced or escaped genital mutilation and child marriage.

Fighting genital mutilation – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs

Fighting genital mutilation

More than 4,500 miles separate the small Finnish village of Kuusamo, where photographer Meeri Koutaniemi grew up, and Kenya’s Maasai villages, where she ended up chronicling the lives of women who had experienced or escaped genital mutilation and child marriage.

In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo

Meeri Koutaniemi

Orjia on enemmän kuin koskaan – Meeri Koutaniemi kuvasi vapautettuja kotiorjia | HS | 5.10.2014

Orjia on enemmän kuin koskaan – Meeri Koutaniemi kuvasi vapautettuja kotiorjia | HS | 5.10.2014

 Blood, Fear and Ritual: Witness to Female Circumcision in Kenya. Nasirian cries at the start of the circumcision

Taken - Photographs and text by Meeri Koutaniemi | LensCulture

Over a hundred million women around the world have suffered genital mutilation — this hard-hitting and graphic reportage from Kenya shows how brutal, crude and traumatic it can be for young unwilling girls

Taken - Photographs and text by Meeri Koutaniemi

Taken - Photographs and text by Meeri Koutaniemi | LensCulture

Over a hundred million women around the world have suffered genital mutilation — this hard-hitting and graphic reportage from Kenya shows how brutal, crude and traumatic it can be for young unwilling girls

Meeri Koutaniemi Taken [ EPF 2014 FINALIST ] Taken is a long term work aiming to a book, which has a diversity of stories from circumcised women who share their struggles in daily life resulting fr…

Meeri Koutaniemi – Taken

Meeri Koutaniemi Taken [ EPF 2014 FINALIST ] Taken is a long term work aiming to a book, which has a diversity of stories from circumcised women who share their struggles in daily life resulting fr…

Powerful portraits of girls who've experienced or escaped genital mutilation and child marriage by Meeri Koutaniemi. (Fighting genital mutilation – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs)

Fighting genital mutilation

More than 4,500 miles separate the small Finnish village of Kuusamo, where photographer Meeri Koutaniemi grew up, and Kenya’s Maasai villages, where she ended up chronicling the lives of women who had experienced or escaped genital mutilation and child marriage.

 Blood, Fear and Ritual: Witness to Female Circumcision in Kenya. Isina says she is not afraid of the consequences of the circumcision.

Meeri Koutaniemi - Taken | LensCulture

TAKEN Meeri Koutaniemi / Echo Photo Agency Child's hand had a flashlight. It was the only source of light in the dark mud hut. The child showed the torch at Nasirian who was lying naked and tied on the floor. The light beam hit in between of the girl's bare thighs. It all happened quickly. One of the ladies revealed an ordinary razor blade in her hands for the mutilation. Nasirian cried and the floor was streaming from blood. The more she leaked, the more she screamed. After few minutes her…

 Blood, Fear and Ritual: Witness to Female Circumcision in Kenya. Nasirian rests a few hours after the circumcision. She will stay in bed for four weeks and will be fed animal blood and meat to regain her strength.

Taken - Photographs and text by Meeri Koutaniemi | LensCulture

Over a hundred million women around the world have suffered genital mutilation — this hard-hitting and graphic reportage from Kenya shows how brutal, crude and traumatic it can be for young unwilling girls