This teenager was in Tum, in Southern Nations Nationalities and
People's Region, Ethiopia, she is from Menit tribe, a tribe which is
not really friend with Surma! As you can see on her face, she has
fresh scars made by scratching the skin. it is a beauty sign in the
tribe. With those scars, the girl will have more value when she will
be sold for wedding.
Surma also offer to the few tourists to see a scarification ceremony (you must pay a big amount for this), and use razor blades to make scars on the tits of the young women. I refused to pay for this as it was like paying for a torture session - for me. So you won't see any picture of this ceremony, which is made also when tourists are not there, but which is aslo made specially for tourists!
© Eric Lafforgue