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Circumcision in the Slums

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A young man takes part in a circumcision ceremony in the Nairobi slum of Kibera. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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The slum of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, is thought to be one of the largest in Africa with a population that some claim to be over a million people. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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Together with friends and fellow tribesmen, the uncircumcised male is paraded through the streets of Kibera to collect donations for food in the week after his circumcision,where he will be contained to his house. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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Men surround the uncircumcised male as they parade through the streets of Kibera collecting donations. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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A crowd of onlookers gathers as an uncircumcised male and his entourage walk through the streets of Kibera collecting donations for the ceremony. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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As the uncircumcised male is paraded through the streets, friends drink the local millet beer, and celebrate the passage to manhood. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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The uncircumcised male and his tribesmen run through the streets of Kibera collecting donations for the circumcision ceremony. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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The uncircumcised male relieves himself in the middle of the street for the last time, in front of onlookers, before he is circumcised. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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Using a kitchen knife, the victim's foreskin is removed in front of hundreds of onlookers that gather to watch the male's passage from boyhood to manhood. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010.
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Friends of the circumcised male celebrate, as the man himself tries to contain the pain of the circumcision. 31/10/2010. Nairobi, Kenya.
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An uncircumcised man partakes in a traditional circumcision ceremony in the urban slum of Kibera. Nairobi, Kenya. 31/10/2010

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