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Vweta Chadwick's TedX Talk on Patriarchy

My father was a ‘woman wrapper’, which in plain English means ‘a hands-on domesticated‘ husband and father. As a young girl, who grew up and lived the first 15years in an underserved community in Benin city, Nigeria, I was very embarrassed by my father. You see, the sight of a man: accompanying his wife to the market; chatting with her in a communal kitchen; never raising his voice or his hand against her; and accompanying her to the delivery room - only returning after she had given birth to my now 16-year-old sister, was a sore sight in my Community; The men in my community; the fathers of my friends were ‘emperors’ - they ruled their homes: they physically beat their wives, embarrassed th

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