TANZANIA: What every bride needs to know

Saturday, November 22, 2008
DAR ES SALAAM Friday, November 07, 2008 (IRIN) - Tips for managing domestic arguments and ensuring a happy sex life are just some of the bits of wisdom passed on at Tanzanian bridal showers. Known as "kitchen parties", no subject is taboo as the guests prepare brides-to-be for life as a wife. But gender activists say the parties perpetuate unequal gender roles by teaching women to be submissive to men in all respects, including sexually, putting them at a greater risk of contracting HIV from...
Source: http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81359