By Khaleda Rahman for MailOnline. These pictures show frightened girls lined up before villagers in Kenya to be circumcised - even though the brutal practice is now illegal in the country. But in many African tribes, traditions are more important than laws and circumcision is considered a rite of passage that marks their transition into womanhood so they can marry. Reuters photographer Siegfried Modola captured this ceremony in rural Kenya for four teenage girls of the Pokot tribe, in Baringo County. Draped in animal skin and covered in white paint, the girls squat over large stones in the remote village after being circumcised - a life-threatening custom banned in the country three years ago.
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A young Kiwi girl has captured hearts with her adorable reaction to New Zealand star Parris Goebel's buzz cut hairstyle. Iylah Hanley has alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss from the scalp and other parts of the body. The four-year-old was overjoyed to see the famed choreographer's short hair in a glamorous M. C Cosmetics campaign image displayed in a Mount Maunganui Farmers, her mum-operated Instagram page said.