Puberty Rites in Ghana

Dipo Ceremony: All what you need to know about the much-criticised puberty rite

The Dipo Rites is arguably one of the most popular yet criticized traditional festival and practice in Ghana, yet one of the most attended event in the country, receiving huge patronage from tourists. Dipo is celebrated by the people of Odumase Krobo in the Eastern region. The annual event is meant to usher girls who...Read More

Bragoro: How Brapue is celebrated and its significance

Bragoro, also known as Brapue, is a puberty rite performed by the Akans especially among the Ashantis. Traditionally, a young girl undergoes the Bragoro rites after experiencing her first ever menstruation, which according to the Akans signals womanhood for the young girl hence the need to undergo the puberty rites. After a young girl experiences...Read More
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