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la polygamie au congo

au Congo la polygamie a encore une très grande place dans notre société ,un homme parce qu' il a un terrain au construire il un champs ou cultivez chez nous il a les pleines droits des se marier d'autant des femmes qui lui pleut. il peut se marie a deux ,trois, quatre voir ;même cinq s'il le veut.alors toutes ses femmes sont toujours la elles ne font que cultiver tout ses champs on dirait des machines, est chacune doit chercher comment survivre avec ses enfants dans son champs elle doit subvenir a toutes ses besoins .le mari est considérer comme le chef suprême après avoir marie toutes ses femmes il reste a la maison,la il attend qu'au fait tout pour lui qu'on lui amène tout même a boire est manger.
je veut même vous donnez un exempla ici un homme s'est marier avec trois femmes est ça en église toutes le même jour est au même moment vous imaginez le cas ce vraiment ridicule .
je vous demanderaient chers mamans des nous aider a voir comment nous pouvons aider nos mamans a comprendre est les montre leur droits et les revendiquez

English translation by community member LightMyWay

Polygamy in the Congo

In the Congo, polygamy still plays a large part in our society. Because he has land to build on and fields to farm, a man in our country has every right to marry as many women as he likes. He can marry two, three, four, even five if he wants. So all these women are always there, all they do is cultivate the fields, you’d think they were machines, and each one has to provide for herself and her children. She must fulfill all their needs with her fields. The husband is considered the supreme leader. After marrying all these women, he stays at home and waits for everything to be brought and given to him, even food and drink.

I even want to give you an example. Here, one man married three women, in a church, all on the same day and at the same time. You can imagine the case—it’s truly ridiculous.

I would like to ask you, dear women, to help us see how we can help our women understand, and show them their rights and demand them back.

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LightMyWay's picture

Merci

Ma chère Riziki,

Merci beaucoup d’avoir partagé cette nouvelle avec nous ici dans la communauté de World Pulse. Pour moi, une jeune Américaine, c’est presque impossible à imaginer que des femmes comme moi, ailleurs dans le monde, sont toujours obligées de « partager » leur mari avec 3 autre femmes, alors qu’elles doivent aussi travailler sans cesse pour lui. Cette situation est-elle plus courante à la campagne qu’en ville ? Aussi, est-elle très présente même parmi la nouvelle génération de jeunes femmes, celles qui ont par exemple une vingtaine d’années ? Enfin, comment pourrions-nous vous aider communiquer votre message de droits pour les femmes ? Nous vous écoutons ; nous parlons de ce que vous racontez ; nous nous unissons et vous soutenons.

S’il vous plaît, continuez à écrire et à décrire sur World Pulse.

Chaleureusement,
LightMyWay
(Lydia)

In the Congo, polygamy still plays a large part in our society. Because he has land to build on and fields to farm, a man in our country has every right to marry as many women as he likes. He can marry two, three, four, even five if he wants. So all these women are always there, all they do is cultivate the fields, you’d think they were machines, and each one has to provide for herself and her children. She must fulfill all their needs with her fields. The husband is considered the supreme leader. After marrying all these women, he stays at home and waits for everything to be brought and given to him, even food and drink.

I even want to give you an example. Here, one man married three women, in a church, all on the same day and at the same time. You can imagine the case—it’s truly ridiculous.

I would like to ask you, dear women, to help us see how we can help our women understand, and show them their rights and demand them back.

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