We wait for SA men to start parenting

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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

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.

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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