Chaltone Tshabangu

Chaltone Tshabangu interrogates the social role of women in traditional African marriages. Commenting on what is expected of women, Tshabangu writes: “A decent woman sits like this; legs tucked beneath her like so, or legs stretched out before her, thus. Always covered.”

Sit down Lulu, sit down. What time is it? Good. Thixo! You have been busy this morning, eh? Now, what have you done since daybreak? No, don’t tell me. I will tell you. You woke up at third cock-crow more