Below is a Bemba girls’ initiation song from Zambia. The song neatly describes the delicate balance of equality between husband and wife.
The man is the peak of the house:
That is what we have understood.
It is the woman who makes the pinnacle on top of the roof.
~ Chisungu by Dr Audrey Richards
This photo essay was put together by Kelly Huckaby.
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