Growing Up Sexually





IndexAfricaAngolaBajok / Badjok


Featured: Babunda, Luimi, Umbundu, Bajok / Badjok, Wahiwé



Boys get sexual instructions and ritual intercourse in the seclusion accompanying the puberty ritual. Girls have a ritual with the same elements (Holdredge and Young, 1927)[1].












Janssen, D. F., Growing Up Sexually. VolumeI. World Reference Atlas. 0.2 ed. 2004. Berlin: Magnus Hirschfeld Archive for Sexology

Last revised: Sept 2004


[1] Holdredge, C. P. & Young, K. (1927) Circumcision rites among the Bajok, Am Anthropol 29,4:661-9