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Hazing is a form of initiation ceremony that is used to induct new members to an organisation, gang or group.

Hazing techniques

There are a number of different forms of Hazing which include mild rituals to severe and sometimes violent ceremonies. These can include:

  • Punching
  • Kicking
  • Humiliation
  • Embarrassment
  • Harassment
  • Name calling
  • Abduction/kidnap

How does it affect the individual?

  • Self-blame
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Withdrawn
  • Suicide
  • Death from physical injuries