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Seun Kuti slams African men who place women in the kitchen

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Seun Kuti

Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti has kicked against the African proverb which says a woman’s place is n the kitchen.

In a post he shared, the singer said that such idea is European.

According to him, real African men elevate women, not place them in the kitchen.

He wrote: “A woman’s place is in the kitchen? Which kitchen? Whose kitchen? Not our ancestors kitchen! This proverb is European without any equivalent in any African language. So before you start attaching your toxic masculinity to African culture ask yourself this, do I know African culture? As an African what culture practices of African heritage do I engage in? Religion education liberation?

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“If the answer is none, how come u want to suddenly become African to subjugate and oppress your woman? Ain’t no such thing as half way crooks. You are either African or u aren’t , there is no picking and choosing especially when you want to dump ur toxic self on our women. REAL AFRICANS ELEVATE THE FEMININE FORM”

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