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She stated that only those already in initiation schools would be allowed to finish. Jun 17. Before missionaries introduced schools, education took place during initiation, marking the passage to adulthood. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [300, 50] }}, 'cap': true } c. The condition of being initiated. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [300, 250] }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_t = lifestyle"); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195455', size: [320, 50] }}, Initiation school owner guilty of teen deaths Article Sapa - 7 Feb 2014 The owner of an initiation school has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the death of an initiate. 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A survey study design was used and collection of data was done through interviews, The South African authorities have suspended several initiation schools where boys have died in recent weeks taking part in circumcision ceremonies. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776140', position: 'atf' }}, pbjsCfg = { bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, Malawian group Youthnet and Counselling, YONECO, wants to keep girls in school with a more age-appropriate initiation ritual. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, } iasLog("criterion : cdo_ei = initiation-ceremony"); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, 'pa pdd chac-sb tc-bd bw hbr-20 hbss lpt-25' : 'hdn'">. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654150' }}, iasLog("exclusion label : mcp"); From initiation to secrecy, the mystery schools were ancient societies that taught exclusive religious wisdom. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971069', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, window.ga=window.ga||function(){(ga.q=ga.q||[]).push(arguments)};ga.l=+new Date; { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971081', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, googletag.cmd.push(function() { userSync: { }; // FIXME: (temporary) - send ad requests only if PlusPopup is not shown Initiation is a rite of passage marking entrance or acceptance into a group or society. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot2_mobile_flex' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot1' }}]}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971067', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot2_flex' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, Initiation schools re-emerged in the 1980s and 1990s, and the ritual is now being practised on a large scale. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, A ceremony, ritual, test, or period of instruction with which a new member is admitted to an organization or office … { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971080', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot2' }}]}]; 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Any opinions in the examples do not represent the opinion of the Cambridge Dictionary editors or of Cambridge University Press or its licensors. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, As women when we gather we drop into the ancient rites our ancestors once partook in, taking our place as modern day priestesses. {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot2' }}]}]; In Buffalo City officials rescued 20 men from illegal initiation schools, while in the O. R. 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Special sites were created for initiation ceremonies, household activities, and other social functions. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_stickyslot' }}, Many places all over the world will experience agonizing rites of passage in order to prove their faith, dexterity, and maturity, even at the risk of extreme pain. Smilies’ Initiation Ceremony Not many occasions during a school year fill our hearts with more joy and provide a bigger dose of cuteness than the official Smilies’ initiation ceremony. syncDelay: 3000 { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195452', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '19061233' }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_ei", "initiation-ceremony"); You can download the paper by clicking the button above. iasLog("criterion : cdo_pc = dictionary"); { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, var pbTabletSlots = [ name: "unifiedId", { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, To become a witch, most take part in an initiation ceremony. pbjs.que = pbjs.que || []; He furthermore emphasised the cultural importance of the ritual as educational institution, preparing … { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 50] }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446381' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387233' }}, In January 2014, Desmond Tutu urged traditional leadership and government to intervene, and "to draw on the skills of qualified medical practitioners to enhance our traditional circumcision practices." { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, b. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448835' }}, The financial burden for families is rather large. 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