My second hunch about Tanzanian women is a bit more complicated than the first, and a lot more speculative. Theory Two: women’s progress in Tanzania is hampered because their emotional expression is limited. Tanzanian society in general is hierarchical. Those at the top have the power and those at the […]
When I show our video on women to Tanzanians, they affirm it as an accurate representation of the state of play for many women in Tanzania. Since then I’ve been working on adding more shades to that, which I’ll share over this post and the next. Disclaimer: these are mere […]
As I blogged here, there’s a range of church experiences in Tanzania. One exercise we did in our intercultural training was to observe without moving to evaluation or explanation. It’s a practice I’ve continued. Here’s some of what I’ve noticed about our church.