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OUR CULTURE IS KILLING SOME PART OF CONGO

I,m caming again i,m antoinette from congo this story is very hurted my friends the heart of people . since i was child i saw in my culture when same one be married ,accord to the culture they means that a woman who be married she is for all man in a family until now it happen .i mean that if you are married you are oblige to make sexe with all men in your husband family if you refuse to do they beat you then they take you by force because of culture when you refuse it even your husband obliged you to do that dear friends how can be possible for one woman can make sexe with three or four men then it for every day ,i,m mean woman you must do that every day for me i think youcan died it,s terrible ,do see that the womens can have virus of sida because of making sexe with many mens but it,s because that woman she doesn,t have chooice it,s because of culture that why this title i,m name it our culture is killing some party in congo , in our area that what happen there may be in this world there are others country which have that problem like us . another thing which is terrible is this after making sexe with many people a husband can refuse to continue to share life with you then he can abandon you then you stay you alone with children then our girls most of them they don, t study because of culture that kind of violence it,s terrible friends help us rising our voice up to stop it then it will be resolved by the mercy of GOD for exemple about that story i have my sisetr in low i,m mean my husband ,s sister she had marriage with her husband then they get three sons then afer those three sons my sister in low give born another three girls but those three girls they are not for her husband . she make love with those men in her husband family like our culture obliged it . her husband he refused to be with her because of that .that hurt me every day , it to day my sister in low she return in her father family because her husband abondon her you see that kind of culture we live in friends it,s terrible i,m telling you i don,t know what to do but what i will do every day it to speak up about my story which hurt my heart every day because i had grace to know how to read and how writing i will never give up to rising my voice up to avoid those kind of violence please supporty me by your differents ideas thankx for listening to me, i wish our next generation to have good future without violence based on gender

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jacollura's picture

Keep speaking up

Antoinette,
Thank you for speaking out about the issues women face in the DRC. Please keep writing. You have the support of your World Pulse sisters all over the world.
With love,
Julie

MASOSO ANTOINETTE's picture

thankx jacollura

i thankx you so much for your good idaes u give to me of course i will speaking up every day

masoso

Kamwanya Joel's picture

i love your comment

i love your comment

MASOSO ANTOINETTE's picture

thank you

Thankx so much

masoso

MASOSO ANTOINETTE's picture

thank you

thanks even you can make comment about it even me i like you ok keep online

masoso

Greengirl's picture

Hello Antoinette

Your piece is quite revealing. It is really sad that women and girls are continually subjected to very bizarre cultural practices that predispose them to maltreatment. It is great that you envision a violence free future for our next generation, and I am happy that you have risen up in your own seemingly little way to stand up change. God bless your efforts!

In solidarity,
Greengirl

MASOSO ANTOINETTE's picture

that great new

thanks so much for your good ideas even i feel so happy to hear from your support just continue to share your ideas with us please ur good ideas are needed

masoso

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