Zimbabwe dating culture
Women move into their husband’s families’ houses at marriage; descent and leadership are also passed down through the male side of the family.
However, there is an exception among the Shangani people.
Currently, law based on cultural customs discriminates against their rights to part-time work and inheritance.
Traditionally, Zimbabwean women engage in much of the labour and farming required in day-to-day operation.
Extended family units comprising multiple generations are still visible in rural areas, meanwhile the immediately family usually lives alone in urban areas.
A person’s behaviour is seen as the community’s responsibility, as well as their responsibility to the community.
In rural areas, a greater number of children is seen positively as they can provide more assistance around the house as the parents age.