The fatal hazing of University of Santo Tomas student Horacio Castillo III by alleged members of the fraternity Aegis Juris has once again drawn public attention to the initiation
practices of some fraternities.
The Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) honorable Des van Rooyen urged parents to be involved in this process from the beginning to the end when their children return back home from various initiation
schools as this will assist to save lives.
However, it has been clearly shown that, the targets of male initiations
are predominantly young boys who are not yet adults and the Constitution protects the rights of children as defined in the section 28 and various sections of the Children's Act (38 of 2005).
The team breached the rules by carrying out the initiation
where a fresher was burnt with a cigarette before being shaved by his team-mates.
Bruihwiler's study is concerned with "political initiation
," specifically how Roth's characters construct their political identities, and also how the initiation
process recurs throughout one's life.
Markov, Muslu, and Subasi (2011) further confirm the tipping hypothesis by documenting new evidence regarding interactions between informed investors and analysts prior to initiations
Using observational data at a district level, the proposed model was then applied to generate estimates of actual ART initiations
in the district as compared with the steady-state and backlog targeted ART initiations
as determined by the methods outlined above.
That is, to develop satisfactory peer relations and to fully participate, a student must be able to initiate interactions with peers, respond appropriately to others' initiations
, assist others when the situation calls for it, interact with one or more peers for relatively long periods of time, know how to play games with minimal levels of competence, communicate effectively, and cope with peer provocations (Walker, Schwarz, Nippold, & Irvin, 1994).
The country notifying the largest number of initiations
since 1995 was India, with a total of 15.
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, mandalas are created for rituals of initiation
in which a highly qualified teacher grants permission to advanced disciples to engage in the tantric meditation practices.
NO The problem with initiations
is that they confuse following tradition with fostering team unity.
42) But while influential in many evangelical-charismatic circles, Pawson has been strongly criticized by George Beasley-Murray, particularly in his contention that the initiations
in the Book of Acts are normative for Christian experience.