The Sex Initiation Camps of Malawi Where Ten-Year-Old Girls Are Sent by Their Families to Lose Their Virginities

Jill Reilly, Daily Mail (London), February 5, 2014

Girls as young as ten are being sent to initiation camps in Malawi to be taught about how to have sex and in some cases lose their virginity.

The girls are told by their families they are attending a camp with their friends, but when they arrive they are shown how to have sex and told they must lose their ‘child dust’ as soon as they can or they will get a skin disease.

The horrifying practice is not new–it is a time-honored ritual passed through generations and the girls are sent by their families to make sure they are accepted into their communities as adults.

When she was aged 10 Grace was sent to an initiation camp which took place not far from her home in Golden Village, where Grace lives with her grandmother, reports CNN.

During her week-long stay she said she was taught her about respecting her elders and doing household chores, but also how to have sex by the women that led the camp who are known as he women, known as anamkungwi, or ‘key leaders’.

She told a group of journalists visiting Malawi with the United Nations Foundation that the women demonstrated sexual positions and encouraged girls to do ‘sexual cleansing,’ also called kusasa fumbi, which meant they should get rid of their inexperience with sex through practice.

‘You should be dancing and have a man on top of you, making him happy,’ she was told.

She said she was not told about the risks of pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases or how to protect herself.

She was also forbidden from using a condom, although Grace refused to do her sexual cleansing.

Joyce Mkandawire, the communications advisor for the Girls Empowerment Network said many girls are often not given the choice and sometimes adult men (known as hyenas) are hired by the girl’s own parents.

‘A hyena moves at night. Likewise, this hyena man comes at night into the girl’s bedroom,” Mkandawire said.

‘The girl doesn’t even know who is the ‘hyena’ coming to have sex with her.’

Malawi, like most countries is Southern Africa is facing an AIDS crisis that has orphaned at least half a million children so far.

During the initiation ceremonies, many girls have unprotected sex with a man to prepare them for womanhood.

Without undergoing this process, a girl is considered to be a child and is therefore illegible for marriages.

Harriet Chanza of the World Health Organization told The Atlantic that in many agrarian communities: ‘There’s nothing like adolescence. You are either a child or an adult.’

She says the emphasis on having sex may also have a darker purpose in a country where nearly three-fourths of the population lives below the poverty line.

She says that some parents may actually want their daughters to get pregnant at a young age.

A girl is often married soon after she is found to be pregnant, deferring the cost of caring for her and her baby from her parents to her husband.

Malawui rates 10th for the highest rate of child marriages in the world.


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  • D.B. Cooper

    They’ve been doing this for thousands of years, and people are now getting upset about it?
    HELLOOOOooooo?? Calling Sheila Jackson Lee. Hello?? Maxine Walters? Oprah?

  • Jesse James

    Somebody find a feminist, this could be a bigger cause than those evil Republican’s War on Women.

    • D.B. Cooper

      Just think how rich you can get over there by selling your daughter’s virginity 1,000 times.

      • bilderbuster

        What do they pay with?
        A UN bag of rice?
        Ramen noodles?

        • LACounty

          One kilo of fresh goat dung.

      • nicholasi

        Don’t give jews any ideas

    • The $1700 that Sandra Slut paid to get on the ballot to run for Congress could have bought a lot of contraceptives. Jus’sayin.

      No outrage from feminists here re Malawi. Must not create a car wreck at the intersectionality of black Africa and womyn.

      • TheAntidote

        Jim Goad tried to explain intersectionality a while back. I was confused… I understand everything.

        • This is truly a red letter day for me. I’m a big Jim Goad fan. Yet someone thinks that I was better than he was at explaining something.

          • Lagerstrom

            Ol’ Jim is a living legend! He even croons the odd toon when he’s in the mood.

    • Rhialto

      All the feminists would do is complain that only heterosexuality was explored; the girls were not allowed to learn of other forms of sexual fulfillment.

    • Lagerstrom

      You can never find a feminist when ya want one…

    • Anglo

      Where is Rachel Maddow when she’s needed?!

  • Send your young daughter to a “sex camp” in an AIDS-ravaged open sewer like Malawi? Why am I not suprised that blacks thought of this?

    IMHO, a “skin disease” is the best these girls can hope for.

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      Actually it’s a very good thing, they’ve finally figured out how to reduce their own numbers in a very effective way. Congrats Blacks!

      • Extropico

        Actually it is mostly the opposite. They are encouraging a very high birthrate. Also, the Africans who survive the diseases will be stronger and more disease-resistant than those outside the community.

        • Who Me?

          I think Heidi is right. Research (and common sense) has shown that babies born to extremely young girls, (under about 13) have a higher infant mortality rate, and also risks causing complications for the mothers who face much higher risk of all sorts of problems from maternal death to permanent future sterility.
          Most nations around the world have figured this out and at least wait until a girl hits puberty before forcing her to engage in reproduction. Africa however, still approves and encourages child brides, pedophilia, infant rape (supposedly cures AIDS), and every other sort of perversion.
          The Western world should halt all forms of relief for the entire continent of Africa until they decide to get their act together and join the 21st century. Since we can’t stop these brutal abominations from happening we can at least stop feeding and breeding more of them to suffer.

          • Troy Swonger

            I remember a sociology professor explaining that we can’t judge other cultural practices by our own cultural standards. What a multicultural load of B.S.

          • If it was Western men travelling to Malawi to have sex with 10 year-old local girls, the same sociology professor would be demanding they be prosecuted on their return to their own countries. On the other hand, when Third-World men in Britain rape young white girls, the left’s excuses start flying fast and furious. These facts give the lie to the left’s claims of “cultural relativism”, and prove that simple hypocrisy is their emotional motivation.

          • Extropico

            Africa’s population is exploding and it is a dangerous canard to state that it is dropping due to STDs. I didn’t argue having children at 10 is good social policy; I wanted to correct the misconception that Africa’s population is falling.

        • nicholasi

          Yes. That’s why they breed so much, and why so many African Negress hookers are AIDS-resistant, while spreading the disease

  • Africa embarrasses humanity.

    Making a Bantu be the first person to walk on Mars won’t change that either.

    • That depends on whether or not we can chuck him out the airlock without a pressure suit.

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      “Making a Bantu be the first person to walk on Mars won’t change that either.”

      I hope they do not take the international project of Mars One too far by chosing Bantus for their one-way missions to Mars.

      • So CAL Snowman

        I hope the Mars One project takes ALL of the Bantus to Mars.

        • AutomaticSlim

          I actually remember Howard Stern joking about this many years ago.
          The news report they were reading said that blacks would do better in space do to the higher bone density. Then they started joking about how ALL the blacks should go into space…

          I haven’t listened to him in a long time. I wonder if he still goes “racial”?

        • bilderbuster

          They should all be resettled in the Mariana Trench.
          It needs to be explored.
          The mission should be lead by the famous African undersea explorer Jacques Custodian.

      • It wouldn’t surprise me if they did go that way.
        I guess it depends on who has the money and expertise to get there first.
        If it’s Nasa, you can predict who’ll end up being the next millennium’s Neil Armstrong., Mars One is Dutch run was doesn’t exactly reassure me.
        You’d just need a competent crew, fuel and enough on board space in the ship to store one to roll out for the photo op.
        I think I’d prefer the Chinese got there first in that regard.
        Instead of “the best of the best”, it’ll be “the best from a tiny little sub group”.

    • D.B. Cooper

      “Making a Bantu be the first person to walk on Mars won’t change that either.”

      Don’t give them any ideas. When, not if, we (white people) are ready to go to Mars, rest assured, diversity will whine about being left out. That’s all we need, is an Affirmative Action quota coming along so “mankind” went to Mars, instead of white men went to Mars.

      • So CAL Snowman

        Why would diversity want to go to Mars? There are no taco shacks, no hip hip concerts, no liquor stores that accept EBT, no basketball courts, no drugs, etc. Diversity would be so bored on Mars they would be begging to go back to Erf. Science and exploration : it’s a White thing.

        • Yeah you’re right, they wait until a few million Whites have died setting it all up, then they’ll come along and scream “discrimination” and wait for us to hand it all over.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          We should probably do something about the increasing diversity now before space exploration in the future becomes a thing of the past. When Jose Mestizo becomes president in 2040, the US will be an impoverished third world nation that can barely feed its own citizens, let alone provide funding for science and exploration.

          • India takes financial aid from Western countries to feed it’s poor, who’re still starving in parts, and yet it also has a billion USD a year space program.
            With them recently sending the Mangalyaan rocket to Mars, making them the fourth nation to go there (if successful).
            Apparently even Nigeria is developing a space program too !?

      • Extropico

        I can actually remember a diversity conversation about going into space in the James Bond flick “Moonraker.”

        Have no doubt that the Mars expedition, funded by the taxpayer, will be “diverse.”

    • Edruezzi

      They don’t know Mars exists. That Earth is roughly spherical doesn’t matter to them either. They don’t know that one either.

    • Moooochelle

      To be fair, a chimpanzee did precede humans into space – see “Ham” the chimp in 1961. He spent the rest of his life in Washington DC afterward, ironically.

  • I guess worrying about a 50-something washed out former gang leader (“Kony 2012”) has shot its wad.

    Get ready to hear that we have to send troops into Malawi.

  • borogirl54

    The parents are encouraging this to get rid of their daughter by marrying men who can afford to pay a dowry to her family.

  • Magician

    Whenever I hear such a cruel activity as this one, all the feminists respond with a deafening silence if the criminals are not white Christian heterosexual male

    • Alas, If only they could find an evil, unathletic White guy to expose.

  • So CAL Snowman

    So blacks in africa send 10 year old girls to rape camps and yet feminists in the USA believe White men are the evil oppressors of women? Yeah liberalism is definitely a mental illness, an extremely virulent and deadly one.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    The only thing Bantu girls need to know about sex is how to use condoms properly and where to go to get an abortion.

  • JohnEngelman

    Disgusting. Just disgusting.

    • gemjunior

      That is the only reaction that I can muster. Ugh.

  • Spartacus

    Remember – they’re our “equals”….

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      Equal as in “less equal.”

    • foundingstockcracker

      Couple of years ago I read about how the equality nuts were scouring Africa in a search for the first black Einstein. I wonder how that’s coming along? What would the statistical probability be?

      • oddball1776

        Last I heard, they’re still searching.

        • So CAL Snowman

          It was Stephen Hawking and pals and they gave up.

          • oddball1776

            I’m sure he’s out there.


          • bilderbuster

            If he’s in Africa he probably isn’t in a school & doesn’t even know how to read or write so how could they even tell if he was smart or just your average semi retarded African wandering around the refugee camp?

          • foundingstockcracker


    • sbuffalonative

      Yes, they’re exactly the same as us but different so we can’t judge them by our western, Christian standards.

    • LACounty

      That scale needs re-calibration.

  • LovelyNordicHeidi

    “Malawui rates 10th for the highest rate of child marriages in the world.”

    If only people like Al Gore spent their otherwise useless lives on teaching sub-Saharan Africans about the moral imperative of feminism and family planning.

    • WR_the_realist

      Feminism was only created for white people in the hopes that they’d swallow the lies and go extinct.

  • 48224

    I wonder how white liberals will blame this on white males, the NRA or FOX News???

    Google “48% of black women have herpes” I didn’t believe it either until I saw it in a medical book.

    • AutomaticSlim

      Take a guess who they’re catching it from.

  • Tarczan

    What’s the big deal? In Cleveland and Detroit it’s called school.

  • sbuffalonative

    Imagine the outrage from feminists if a Christian sect did anything remotely like this.

    • Max

      The feminists are outraged no matter WHAT Christians do, say, or think. The war on women as His Hopefulness has told us.

  • Truthseeker

    Somehow, people are still baffled as to why African countries are cesspools, and the only answer they can come up with is some convoluted theory about “the legacy of colonialism” or something.

    • Homo_Occidentalis

      You will never hear the leftists tell you about how vast and resource rich sub-Saharan Africa is. The fact of the matter is that Africans themselves are squandering the continent they were given. Genetics are destiny.

  • bigone4u

    Is sex really that different among American blacks and Mexicans (who average 5 to 10 percent black ancestry) than it is in Africa? These rituals arise from genetics. You can take the African out of Africa, but you can’t take Africa out of the African. And once African genes make their way into a population, it’s all downhill in terms of morality as we know it in the West.

    • I’m repeating myself here and probably others.
      But if you’re ever seen the Maury Povich show, they’ll often wheel out 20+ black males to be DNA tested as a possible baby daddy, from a two week possible conception window.
      Which is more than one unprotected sex partner a day and this is in one of the most advanced countries in the history of the world.
      This anecdote alone explains many black pathologies to me such as STD rates, murder rates, their pro ported high genetic diversity, polygamous family model, low impulse control, lack of forward thinking and high risk taking behavior etc.

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      No, I doubt it’s much different here. Black girls in America often lose their virginity at shockingly young ages too, sometimes to boys their own age, and sometimes to older men.

      If a young black girl is going to lose her virginity to an older man, it is usually one of momma’s new boyfriends, which is different than in Africa, but not by much. To their credit, I’ve never heard of any black parents in America paying a man to rape their daughter, but there have been some convicted of prostituting their daughters.

  • dd121

    The African AIDS project is working quite nicely. It just needs a few tweeks.

    • So CAL Snowman

      Shouldn’t that read twerks?

  • libertarian1234

    This entire scam originated from a brother who wanted easy access to sex, so he concocted a tale to provide available girls.

    It’s kind of like someone who concocts a plan to fool lemmings into believing his schemes are on the up and up, like telling them if they like their doctor and their health plan they can keep them.

    Or that he sat in the pews of a racist black church and was unaware the anti-white preacher despised white people, their country, traditional values, and the fact that black males can’t get ahead, because it’s all whitey’s fault, carefully avoiding the fact that they’re too dumb to succeed at anything but selling dope. He was there, but he didn’t listen. Or maybe he was there. He doesn’t remember. After all it was for only twenty years.
    Nope. He was looking out the window every time, wondering how he was going to “heal the race issue.” And the press swooned with orgasmic delight.

    But he wants the fools to believe that his grandmother was a racist just like his reverend…who only gave racist views when he wasn’t listening…. for legitimately fearing black males due to their high crime rates and murderous natures. It’s all the same thing he says, but he’s above it all. Ya unnastan whut ah mean?
    And the weenies in the press solemnly declared his remarks to be the work of a pure genius. One of the most prolific writers of our time… none…….even though he has never been known to sit down and write anything, including papers for the Harvard Review. His brilliance doesn’t need practice. It’s ALL natural.

    The girls on Malawi are the biggest fools in that country. In this one it is both men and women who are too dopey to figure out as soon as their support is no longer needed the scam artist intends to throw them under the bus just like he did his honky grandma.

  • MekongDelta69

    I’m a little busy this evening, so I didn’t have time to read past the first sentence.

    Is this an article about DIE-Troit?

    Just ‘axin’

  • Moooochelle

    Oh, but let’s all scream at Russia because they won’t allow homosexual propaganda aimed at children…

  • Who Me?

    The parents of these poor little girls actually PAY a pedophile pervert to sneak into their house and rape their 10-yr-old daughter, while White societies consider pedophiles to be the second-worst type of criminal there is. (the very worst, of course, being a White racist).
    Gee where would YOU rather be born?

    • Erasmus

      $20 says that more often than not it’s an uncle or cousin who does it. They want to keep the business in the family, after all. Anyone wanna bet?

  • Kronolog

    I’m sure it’s much preferred to colonialism.

  • haroldcrews

    More third world family values to enrich the West. I’m sure some Republican politician or pundit is all a quiver about how Malawians are natural Republicans.

  • Lewis33

    Was watching something the other day, can’t remember what, and the white guide was talking about something horrible that Africans were doing to each other and said yt just calls it WAWA…west africa wins again.

  • Anglo

    “Early human inhabitants of what is now Malawi date to 8000–2000 B.C. Bantu-speaking peoples migrated there between the 1st and 4th centuries A.D.”
    So that explains it. BANTU’S!

  • LACounty

    Baby raping is also very common. From WND:
    The incidents of baby rape in South Africa are truly horrifying. Reports by the South African Press Association contain items such as these:

    On Nov. 11, a nine-month-old baby girl from Kimberley in the Northern Cape who survived a gang rape underwent a full hysterectomy and will require further surgery to repair intestinal damage, a hospital spokesperson said. The baby from Louisville was left unattended by her 16-year-old mother when six Upington men allegedly raped her. The baby had undergone a full hysterectomy and she suffered extensive damage to her colon and anus as well The six men, aged between 22 and 66, appeared in the Kimberley Magistrates Court on charges of rape and indecent assault on Monday.

    This past Halloween, on October 31, a month-old baby girl was raped, allegedly by her uncles, in Tweeling in the Eastern Free State Police spokesperson Loraine Kalp said the mother of the child had left the baby in the care of the men when she went to visit her mother-in-law. Upon her return last night, she found the baby crying and as she lifted her, she saw blood on her bottom. She then took the baby to a clinic where she was told the girl had been raped and sustained vaginal damage. In other reported cases, rapists have gone beyond penile penetration, using objects including broken bottle tops, sticks or harmful liquids that are pushed or inserted into the victim’s vagina. But police now say these brutal criminals are sure to be arrested and positively linked to their crimes.

    AIDS babies in garbage dump

    Equally shocking is the growing phenomenon of black babies with AIDS being thrown away in dumps around the nation, say South Africa police intelligence officials.

    • IstvanIN

      They’re not even civilized enough to put the babies down before tossing them in the dump.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    Perhaps we could send them to Venus?

    The Marching Morons 1951 Sci Fi story…

    The Problem

    The human population is now 3,000,000 highbred elite and 5,000,000,000 morons. The “average” IQ is 45. (Presumably compared to the true present day, as in the real world, an IQ score of 100 is average, or median, by definition.) Several generations before the onset of the story, the small number of remaining 100-and-higher-IQ technocrats, after being ignored by the general public about the impending population problem, banded together to preserve the human race. The elite work feverishly like slaves in order to keep the morons alive.

    The elite have had little success in solving The Problem (also called “Poprob” in the story) for several reasons:

    The morons must be managed or else there will be chaos, resulting in billions of deaths;

    It is not possible to sterilize all of the morons, as there are not nearly enough elite to do the job;

    Propaganda against large families isn’t working because every biological drive is towards fertility (the story predates the development of hormonal contraception).

    The elite had tried everything rational to solve the population problem, but the problem could not be solved rationally. The solution required a way of thinking that no longer existed – Barlow’s “vicious self-interest” and knowledge of the distant history.

    The solution

    Barlow derives a solution based on his experience in scamming people into buying worthless land and knowledge of lemmings’ mass migration into (and subsequent drowning in) the sea: convince the morons to travel to Venus in spaceships that will kill their passengers once they fly out of view of land (possibly, the story implies, because they are built by morons, though obtaining consistent destruction in the proper flight phase might be beyond their competence). (The story predates the Moon landing, and the safety of future space travel is summed up in a description of a rocket that crashed on the moon.) Propaganda depicts Venus as a tropical paradise, with “blanket trees,” “ham bushes,” and “soap roots.” In a nationalistic frenzy, every country tries to send as many of their people to Venus as possible to stake their claim.

    The story follows dual paths with people traveling both to a real paradise and to outer space, representing utopia and dystopia.


    I love good, prophetic, science fiction…

    • Whitetrashgang

      You cant even get blacks to go to Africa and improve that place. I think blackie would think some things up and wouldn’t go unless WT is on board to.

      • Who Me?

        Even African-Americans are smart enough to know better than to go to Africa.

    • LHathaway

      In the story those ‘taking the rocket trip’ are killed by the g-forces of the rocket. The rockets may possibly be reused, can’t remember. At the end, the elites kill Barlow, too, by also sending him on the same rocket trip.

      ‘Barlow’ who provides them with the solution is actually from the 20th Century, they may woken him up/traveled back in time to get him, asking him for a solution to their problem, can’t remember which.

      • NeanderthalDNA

        Sounds like a major inspiration for the movie, “Idiocracy”, lol…

  • IstvanIN

    and yet we need more of these creatures in America to enrich our boring, white bread culture. Thank you John Boehner, John McCain, Nancy Pelosi and a whole host of evil demented politicians.

  • Max

    Isn’t this the country with the ridiculous “king” who has 10 wives and hundreds of millions of dollars worth of crap like Rolls Royce cars, jets, etc. while the avg income is about $150 or whatever?

    Coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

    • IstvanIN

      Malawi is actually a republic. You are thinking of Swaziland, which has a King and is actually somewhat better run and more peaceful. “Democracy” as it where isn’t for everyone.

  • PesachPatriot

    Nothing over there shocks and appalls anymore….its been going on since hinton rowan helper wrote negros in negroland back in 1868….the smae kind of rape camp situation is probably happening right now in inner city detroit, chicago, atlanta, memphis, birmingham, philly and newark….

  • Lagerstrom

    Well…I didn’t get far into this article. I stopped at ‘time honored ritual’ at paragraph three.

  • msm3165

    Wow, and we should allow these types of sub-humans into the US.

    • Erasmus

      What? Don’t you realize the US is a far better place with these 3rd worlders here than it was when it was largely unicultural, say, back in the horrible ’50’s?

      Donchoo no nuffins? Our dibersity iz our greatuss stremf!

  • Erasmus

    Yes, and it has so much to teach us poor benighted westerners.

    When rational people see stories like this, they can’t help conclude that not all cultures are equal. When I read stories like this, I know with 100% certainty that multiculturalism will ultimately fail. But what I fear is that until that happens, the cultural Marxists will bring down hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people with them, just as we saw in the USSR.

  • Greg Thomas

    “Celebrate diversity” right! And these people are supposed to be EQUAL with us?

  • According to the map on Wikipedia, the age of consent in Malawi is 13, so raping ten year-olds is illegal even under what passes for “law” in Malawi.

  • Edruezzi

    Africans clearly understand what foolishness is. Apparently, however, the concept of stupidity eludes them.

  • nicholasi

    trendy k¡kes now have an alternative for their daughters’ summer zio-camps

  • Edruezzi

    It’ll soon be a commonplace in North Dakota, and you’d better not complain or you’ll be ostracized.