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We wait for SA men to start parenting

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When men are ready to stop discussing Tunzi’s hair, I cannot wait for them to have enough courage to talk about their absence from the lives of their children.


12 Dec 2019
PREMIUM!
We wait for SA men to start parenting

Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, appears at a press conference following the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Picture: Paras Griffin / Getty Images / AFP

As SA’s 26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday, the debate started all over again: her choice of hair style, people of different hair types having their say – and then opinionated men entered the debate … Women can learn from Tunzi to appreciate their own hair; what women should and should not be doing to their own appearance… On and on they went. I switched off – but then Tunzi appeared with her father on my timeline; a present father who supported his child as she conquered the world. The presence of Lungisa Tunzi opens up a...

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