Women from the Hamar tribe in Ethiopia are whipped to show their love for men going through Rite of Passage ceremony.
The beatings go on until their backs turn bloody.
They are not allowed to scream. They even beg the men to do it again and again. Culture can be diverse 😐
Located in the far south west of Ethiopia in the accessible Omo valley live the 25,000 strong Hamar tribe. The Hamar or Hamer tribe are agro pastoralists, this means that they grow crops and keep livestock, but they place particularly high value on cattle. They are an extraordinary people with a unique expression and culture, and this is why a visit to the Omo Valley is a must for photographers.