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Separating the men from the boys

April 13, 2010

Different clans in South Africa have different initiation ceremonies to mark manhood. Photo: Reuters

In the Jewish tradition, when the boys turn 13, they have to take responsabilities for their actions and they become Bar (for boys) or Bat (for girls) Mitzvah.

In Hong Kong, a teenager is officially an adult when they turn 18.

Do you think initiation ceremonies are still relevant today?

Does it have any significance to you?

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