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Changing Male Perception Toward Domestic Duties in Rwanda

This article was originally published by Agrilinks on March 1, 2022.

Although Rwanda has registered remarkable improvements in gender equality, some men continue to shun domestic duties as reserved for women. Those who get involved in domestic chores often end up being ridiculed by fellow males as “inganzwa” (a reference to a husband who is subservient to his wife), a tendency that discourages males from supporting their wives at home.

Elaste Mbonimpaye, a resident of Kabusunzu village in the Kayonza district, vowed to support his family and change this status quo.

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