Growing Up Sexually



South America

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Kakumasu (nd)[1] on girl puberty events:


“The need to communicate certain facts in symbolic mode is met: the initiate celebrates the attainment of sexual maturity, hence the possibility of maternity”.









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]Kakumasu, K. (nd) Urubu-Kaapor Girls’ Puberty Rites. Paper [, as accessed Sept 18, 2004]