08 Jan RAISING BOYS WITH RONKE ONADEKO
“I want my boys to have an understanding of people’s emotions, their insecurities, people’s distress, and their hopes and dreams” – Diana, Princess of Wales.
The state of Nigeria reflects the way male children in the country have been raised; to sort themselves out first and not take responsibility for those around them. Girls in Nigeria, and in many parts of the world are raised to be caretakers. However, boys are seldom taught basic responsibilities like cooking and grooming for themselves, let alone those around them. Ronke Onadeko, a first time mother in her fifties, speaks on the deliberate parenting of male children in order to raise them as responsible, caring men. Listen to the podcast now on www.themensroom.com.ng