Culture October 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

From whipping of women to test their love, bull jumping, and other fascinating customs of the Hamars of Ethiopia

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola October 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

October 22, 2019 at 10:00 am | Culture

The women in the Hamar tribe allow their prospective suitors to whip them during the marriage rite

The Hamars of Ethiopia are extremely conscious of their culture. 

With a population of more than 50,000 people across Ethiopia and other regions, they have some fascinating cultural practices.

From the rites of passage to adulthood for men/women to whipping of women to prove their love for their intended spouse, you can not get enough of the Hamar ethnic group.

In this article, Face2Face Africa brings you some unconventional yet interesting cultural practices of the Hamars.


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