Naanyu Sekut cries while her head is shaved in preparation for her wedding. She is approximately 13-14 years old and is to wed a man more than twice her age. Her husband-to-be facilitated her circumcision a year earlier when he chose her to be his bride. Though it is customary and respectful for the bride to cry during this ceremony, her sorrow is genuine as she can no longer visit her own village and family without the permission of her husband.
Child Bride, Kameli

Naanyu Sekut cries while her head is shaved in preparation for her wedding. She is approximately 13-14 years old and is to wed a man more than twice her age. Her husband-to-be facilitated her circumcision a year earlier when he chose her to be his bride. Though it is customary and respectful for the bride to cry during this ceremony, her sorrow is genuine as she can no longer visit her own village and family without the permission of her husband.  

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