Growing Up Sexually






Index Africa Cameroon Mvae


Featured: (Nso, Beti / Eton, Maka, Etap, Pangwe / Fan, Baifa / Banen, Fali, Mouktélé, Bangwa, Bali, Mvae)  

Among the Mvae, prepubescents engaging in sexual behaviour will meet less the physical rebuttal attributed to the practice than in their seniors (for example, abdominal pains); instead they might experience somnolence (De Lesdain, 1998:p141)[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] De Lesdain, S. L. (1998) Sexualité et procreation chez les Mvae (Cameroun), Autrepart 7:139-52