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Photographer Karolin Klüppel visits an Indian village where girls hold all the power

In the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya lies a small village where the girls hold all the power. Mawlynnong, which is home to just 95 houses and a population of around 500, runs a matrilineal society, meaning that the family’s lineage is traced through the wife’s surname, and the youngest daughter inherits her parents’ property. Continue Reading…