Reading Time: 2 minutes The primary responsibility of the aunt was to confirm that the groom is potent and that the bride has defended her virginity before the marriage is consummated. As a potency test for the groom, the aunt was sometimes required to have sex with the groom for confirmation of his potency and virility. She also had …
Reading Time: 3 minutes And therefore a Matriarchal society never meant exploitation of men but rather all genders living under one umbrella of a caring mother.
It was until religion was introduced that later brought in gender discourses and women were the most affected, men too were affected by being given more responsibilities and roles, but women were literally placed at the lowest hierarchy followed by men then white men.
It distracted a lot of set up in Africa!