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Thursday, August 11, 2005

Culture Means Legal here, unlegal there

The New York Times
August 11, 2005
Entrenched Epidemic: Wife-Beatings in Africa

It is important to understand that tribal customs underpin legal actions and reactions. To change things is a very slow and difficult process in the face of age-old traditions

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