initiation rite


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initiation rite

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This article is based on data collected in a study on chinamwali, the female initiation rite of the Chikunda community in Zambia between 2016 and 2017.
Hazing refers to any physical or psychological suffering, harm or injury inflicted on a recruit, member, neophyte or applicant as a form of an initiation rite or practice made as a prerequisite for admission or a requirement for continuing membership in a fraternity, sorority or organization including, but not limited to, paddling, whipping, beating, branding, forced calisthenics, exposure to the weather, forced consumption of any food, liquor, beverage, drug or other substance or any other brutal treatment or forced physical activity, which is likely to adversely affect the physical and psychological health of such recruit, member, neophyte or applicant.
THREE Royal Marines who performed a "repugnant" initiation rite in front of shocked nightclubbers yesterday avoided jail.
This would be followed by an initiation rite where the aspirant would be blindfolded and receive blows in the back of the thigh with a wooden paddle.
A book by ex-Tory peer Lord Ashcroft says the Prime Minister put his privates in a dead pig's mouth during a bizarre initiation rite and hung out with dope smokers.
Racist Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) catches a teen (Been Bang) trying to steal his Gran Torino car as part of a gang initiation rite. But he soon confronts his lingering prejudice when the boy apologises for his error, and Walt gives him a few life lessons.
The odd initiation rite came while he was being introduced to Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio, who joined him and Demi Lovato in the panel of judges for the third series of 'X Factor,' which starts in September, the Mirror reported.
The strong-willed female lead character puts all the males in their place, not least when it comes to an initiation rite to join their boys only club, but nevertheless I'm sure the story will be popular with boys as well as girls.
Through joy buzzers, trick cigars, exploding flower bouquets, and skeletons that popped out of altars and squirted water in the eyes of their victims, they made the fraternal initiation rite modern, a burlesque rather than a ceremony.
Todd is the only boy in a town of men, and he's about to undergo a mysterious initiation rite. He believes all the women on the planet are dead, but when he comes upon a girl in the woods, everything abruptly changes.
has suspended a miniseries featuring circumcision, a traditional Xhosa tribal manhood initiation rite, after just two episodes.