#263Chat Homework on Lobola – 11 December 2012

Posted on 07/12/2012


As part of the 2012 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, next week we discuss lobola. Lobola has become a contentious issue especially of late given the social issues that are linked to this tradition.

Your homework, (should you choose to do it) is to read these articles below: –

Kenyan bid to ban bride-price payments

How much is your daughter?

Culture, personal identity, lobola and Zimbabwe

Sold to the highest bidder

A gendered insight into the lobola debate

Stop commercialising lobola