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    CNN | Bukola Adebayo, CNN | 3/27/20 | 11 min
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    • chrissetiana
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      2 weeks ago

      "The older widows believe that they have gone through these practices and believe others must go through the same thing,"

      That revolting ‘I suffered so you too must suffer’ mentality.

      • Karenz1 week ago

        It’s hard to believe such practices still exist—and for what? The mentality that a woman should be shamed at her husband’s death is inconceivable. It makes me sad that women will visit these humiliations on other women but that’s how they’re acculturated.

    • TripleG
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      1 week ago

      Brutal and disgusting cultural practices in Southern Nigeria. What evil discrimination against women still exist today.

    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScribe
      1 week ago

      Brutal practices, unconscionable. A heroic fight for women’s rights is happening in Lagos, Nigeria.