By Imogen Calderwood For Mailonline. Too young for marriage: A young girl in Mozambique, where parents are sending their daughters to child sex camps to be taught how to please a man in bed file photo. Girls as young as eight are being sent to sex camps in Mozambique and Zambia that are designed to prepare them for marriage by teaching them how to be good at sex. The sordid training begins as soon as the girl begins menstruating and sometimes involves sticks being inserted inside the girls, according to child protection activists.
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The four girls were just part of a group of The whereabouts of the other 13 are not known. The case came to light last week, when the four girls ran, completely naked, into a butcher's shop, in the centre of Johannesburg, asking for help. I believed him, thinking he was serious," she said.