Cry Like a Boy
Cry Like a Boy
Nov 19, 2020
The Abatangamuco in Burundi: The Lessons
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After exploring the stories of the Abatangamuco in the first two episodes of Cry Like a Boy, we continue the conversation in this roundtable featuring South African gender equality activist Khopotso Bodibe, Burundian humanitarian worker Grace-Francoise Nibizi and European researcher, Hilde Ousland Vandeskog.

Grace-Francoise Nibizi founded an association to empower underprivileged women in Burundi. Norwegian gender researcher, Hilde Ousland Vandeskog, is the author of the first international study on the Abatangamuco communities in Burundi.

This episode of Cry Like a Boy was hosted by Khopotso Bodibe in Johannesburg. It has been produced and edited by Clarisse Shaka in Burundi, Naira Davlashyan, Marta Rodriguez Martinez and Lillo Montalto Monella in Lyon and Lory Martinez in Paris, France.


Our editor in chief is Yasir Khan. Production design by Studio Ochenta. Theme by Gabriel Dalmasso.

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