The adolescent brain is particularly vulnerable to experience. Puberty is is the time brain networks are hardwired around milestone events. We should help teenagers make meaning of the pandemic.
People often turn to rituals to promote health and reduce anxiety during periods of high risk.
End of year celebrations will be very different for the class of 2020. Thanks to COVID, they are missing out on more than just the chance to party.
Women don’t want to be reduced to ceremonial roles; they believe they can add value in making decisions.
Edinburgh will this year host the 30th Beltane.
Circumcision is a rite of passage in various African communities. However, for initiates with haemophilia, extra caution needs to be taken to ensure their safety.
The practices around the traditional passage to manhood in South Africa are changing and beginning to encompass women as family patterns change. But, there are mixed feelings about the changes.