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Widowhood Practices And The Long Way To Healing

Widowhood Practices And The Long Way To Healing

The African culture is rich in cultural and religious practices with rules that govern every aspect of the lives of its people. Despite the differences in these practices across various cultures, there are similarities in practices regarding widowhood. Without a doubt, the African culture is rich and has for decades served as the source through […]

From Cleaning Corpses To Sex With Strangers, Widow Rituals Fuel Disease In Africa

From Cleaning Corpses To Sex With Strangers, Widow Rituals Fuel Disease In Africa

When Clarisse’s husband died of malaria last year in the Cameroonian city of Douala, she was kicked out of their home by his family and forced to marry his brother. After having sex with her new husband, the 34-year-old discovered she had syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to blindness and stroke if […]