How Burkina Faso’s ‘School For Husbands’ is turning men to darlings

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Publication Info: Pana Genius

Date of Publication: June 22

Year of Publication: 2020

Publisher: Face2face Africa

Author(s): Michael Eli Dokosi

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Most marriages have the occasional heated argument. Then there is the need for compromise given partners have different backgrounds and likely, views of being affectionate.

American soul singer James Brown put it succinctly when he said “this is a man’s world but it would be nothing without a woman.” A good number of men have entrenched positions on masculinity and detest being emasculated. However, wives contend helping with the baby at home, helping wash the dishes and fetching water at home, are acts of being a supportive husband.

It is to resolve such knotty issues and foster peace in various homes that the School For Husbands was instituted in Mamboué, in the Houndé commune in western Burkina Faso.

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