From birth, the Zo'é know how important physical tenderness is.
Zo'é young members of the family have learnt the ancient art of massaging for making their elders feel better.
Even their sexual relationships go beyond social barriers.
They practise simultaneous polygamy for both men and women. The initiation of sex is always with an older partner, for example, a 12 year old girl may marry with a 40 year old man; or a 13 year old boy may marry a 60 year old woman.