This monster called culture continues to enhance suffering for our women, girls and youth in general. It has been used as an excuse to continue oppression at different levels and capacities. It enhances child marriages, FGM and other harmful cultural practices. Fellow Africans when will we learn harmful culture has no place in the 21St century?
Every Sunday I sit down in church and wonder when my priest will ever mention the rising incidences of child marriage and female genital mutilation within the community. Several questions linger my mind every now and then; is he ignorant? Is it the fear of losing congregants? Does he have the know-how? Or he is