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Arrest of Malawi's 'Hyena' Man Highlights Clash of Ritual, Health and Women's Rights

Malawi police have arrested a man who practices the custom of deflowering young girls who have reached puberty.  It is a ritual observed in some remote southern regions of the country as a form of "cleansing."  But there is concern the paid sex worker, referred to as a "hyena," may have infected girls with the virus that causes AIDS.  There are many like him in his remote village in Nsanje district in southern Malawi, but Eric Aniva is considered the...

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