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Día de los Muertos altar memorializes genital mutilation victims

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In honor of Día de los Muertos, members of Bay Area Intactivists set up an altar in San Francisco's Garfield Square to memorialize the numerous lives lost to genital mutilation. The altar displayed the following text that was borrowed from

In Memory of the Sexually Mutilated Child

In memory of all the children throughout history who have died at the hands of sexual mutilators; and in memory of those who almost died, those who wanted to die, and those who wish they had died; and in memory of those who never knew that a sexual mutilator killed a beautiful, wondrous, irreplaceable part of them.

Bay Area Intactivists members Jonathon Conte and Frank McGinness install a Día de los Muertos altar to commemorate the lives lost to genital mutilation.
A passerby photographs the Bay Area Intactivists memorial.
Candles flicker at the base of the Bay Area Intactivists memorial for lives lost to genital mutilation.