School For Husbands Gets Men To Talk About Family Size

November 29, 2014 • Daily Email Recap

School For Husbands Gets Men To Talk About Family Size

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It’s a bunch of guys sitting around talking.

About the benefits of birth control.

About how a woman should take care of herself when she’s pregnant.

About breast-feeding.

You know, the kind of things guys never talk about.

There are 12 of them, sitting in a circle under a tin roof. Some wear long, colorful tunics. Their flip-flops are scattered around the outer edge of the carpet. They’re part of the “School for Husbands” program in the village of Chadakori in the West African nation of Niger, the country with the highest birth rate in the world.

Niger definitely has a population problem. The average woman will have seven children in her lifetime. The country is struggling to feed its 17 million citizens. And that number is expected to double over the next two decades.

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