Extramarital intercourse is socially tolerated and, in lots of respects, also socially rewarded.

Extramarital intercourse is socially tolerated and, in lots of respects, also socially rewarded.

That they manage their self presentations vigilantly to appear to be good wives while it was my impression that the majority of married Igbo women remain faithful to their spouses, at the very least it certainly is true.

Nonetheless, it really is clear that Nigerian culture is at some degree anxious about married women’s sex as well as the chance of adultery. This might be represented not merely within the extremely charged gossip that circulates each time a married women’s infidelity is exposed, but in addition in the relentless theme of infidelity, including women’s infidelity, in Nigeria’s video film industry that is highly popular. (more…)