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The man hired to have sex with children

In some remote southern regions of Malawi, it’s traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker known as a “hyena” once they reach puberty.

The act is not seen by village elders as rape, but as a form of ritual “cleansing”.

However, as Ed Butler reports, it has the potential to be the opposite of cleansing – a way of spreading disease…

Source: The man hired to have sex with children – BBC News

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