Growing Up Sexually



SHILLUK (Sudan)  (2,2,2,2,-,-;-,-) 





IndexAfricaSudan Shilluk

(Nuba, Shilluk, Bari, Dinka, Baja, Dogons, Yoruba, Mandari; ®Zande)

“Only small boys herd the cattle and milk them, for once a boy has reached maturity there is the danger that he may have had sexual contact […]” (Seligman and Seligman, 1932:p73)[1]. In childhood, “[t]here is no segregation of the sexes [or kin]”.













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] Pagan Tribes, op.cit.