Africa Calling - Page 1 of 2 FMG Video #39458 Africa...

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Page 1 of 2 FMG Video #39458 – Africa Calling – An Appeal for Understanding The two forces in a tug-of-war with each other, as Africa attempts to progress – Modernity and tradition. Model for progress to be confronted by new generations. Number of African children with AIDS, compared to the number of kids world- wide who have AIDS – 600,000 with AIDS worldwide/ 550,000 are African Orphans in Africa who have AIDS…how did they lose their parents? – Died of AIDS, car crash, AIDS, AIDS, What percentage of the work to be done in Africa is seen as the responsibility of the women? – 80%. They raise the children, stay behind when they leave. African saying about the crucial role women play in African society – If the women were to slip and fall, Africa would fall apart Prevalence of arranged marriages in Africa It is the norm on the entire continent except the island. They challenge the idea. Rahel fled from the arranged marriage with her father in law’s brother.
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course SOC 352 taught by Professor Whitaker during the Spring '09 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Africa Calling - Page 1 of 2 FMG Video #39458 Africa...

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