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dicoeth00099.Ethiopia. Girls over the age 9 who has been been circumcised due to a long tradition. They are performing a play to villagers to inform them about the practice on April 8, 2001 in Erer Valley, in eastern Ethiopia. KarlHeinz Bohm and his organisation Menschen for Menschen has started a successful project teaching the villagers that the circumcision procedure is not required by the Koran but is only a traditional practice.  .©Per-Anders Pettersson/iAfrika Photos