Activists say that in Mozambique and Zambia girls as young as 8 are being forced to attend training camps where they are taught how to sexually please a man in preparation for marriage. The problem, the activists say, stems from the larger issue of child marriage in the region and, shockingly, its the girls mothers who are commonly forcing them to attend the camps. What reportedly goes on inside the camps is even more shocking. Activists say the girls are subject to all manner of sexual violation. And once the nightmare is over and the girls are discharged from the camp, they’re often married off almost right away.
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