EDOPI (Irian Jaya, Indonesia)


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Yun Hwa Kim (1993:p44/1997)[1]:


“When A girl begins menstruation, she is regarded old enough to marry. If a man wants to marry a girl who has not yet reached her first menses, her mother objects that she is still too young to be married”.






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

Last revised: Oct. 2004


[1] Yun Hwa Kim (1993) Edopi kinship, marriage and social structure, Irian 21:33-50. Reprinted in Gregerson Marilyn J. & Sterner, Joyce K. (Eds., 1997) Kinship and social organization in Irian Jaya: A glimpse of seven systems. InternationalMuseum of Cultures Publication, 32. Jayapura & Dallas: Cenderawasih University & Summer Institute of Linguistics, p199-220 [http://www.papuaweb.org/dlib/irian/21.pdf]