"It's a man's world!!"
Is having a male child that important?
Male or female child, does it really matter? Let's find out if people still follow the old culture of preferriing a male child over a female.
Right from birth, many societies around the world have taken up different lifestyles that reassert the 'truth' of this statement.
Taking it down to our African societies, many cultures believe it is usually better to have more male than female children because it is the man who ensures the continuity of the family name, while the daughters are to be married off to help another man continue his lineage.
This belief has made many couples insist on having at least one male child, thinking it an issue when all they have is female children.
Is having a male child that important? Let's find out what people think.
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