Tanzanian Men Could Soon Be Forced to Pay Their Wives a 'Salary'

Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner, Paul Makonda, wants to introduce a law that will enable 40% of salaries of men in formal employment deducted and credited to the bank accounts of their spouses who are housewives. He says he doesn't want women to be frustrated by a lack of money.

Women collecting shells along the beach of Zanzibar East Coast (file photo).


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