ELLE EST VIOLEE DANS SON LIT CONJUGAL

Brigitte Mawazo Kyalondawa
Posted February 7, 2013 from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ma plus grande surprise est celle de rencontrer plusieurs femmes qui sont violées dans leurs propres lits conjugaux. C’est le cas de Christine, une femme mariée âgée de 27ans déjà mère de 8 enfants dans 12ans de mariage. Elle ne peut pas planifier les naissances ni utiliser les méthodes contraceptives parce que elle est membre d’une église qui enseigne que toutes ces méthodes sont diabolique. Son mari qui est un ancien de cette église n’est même pas capable de se contenir pendant la période d’ovulation en vue d’espacer les naissances. Christine veut bien se reposer mais son mari menace de faire rapport au pasteur qui risque de l’excommunier. Nous avons tout fait pour expliquer à ce couple qu’il devait planifier les naissances mais en vain .La femme n’a rien à dire, elle doit tout accepter. Elle n’a pas le droit de fermer les jambes lorsque le monsieur veut se reposer sur elle. Certaines religions enseignent une mauvaise doctrine sur la place de la femme dans le foyer. Mais nous savons que les textes légaux stipulent que la femme a le droit de refuser une conception qu’elle juge dangereuse…

BRIGITTE

English translation by community member bridge

She was raped in her conjugal bed

What are most surprising to me are the stories of so many women who are raped in their own conjugal beds. This was the case for Christine, a married women of 27, already mother of 8 children in 12 years of marriage. She could not plan her pregnancies or use any methods of contraception because she is member of a church, which preaches that all methods are diabolic. Her husband is an elder of this church and also cannot to restrain himself during the ovulation period in view of spacing out the births. Christine would like to rest but her husband threatens to report her to the pastor and excommunicate her.

We have done everything to explain to this couple that they should plain their pregnancies, but in vain. The wife has nothing to say, she has to accept everything. She doesn’t have the right to close her legs when her husband wants to sleep with her. Certain religions teach an evil doctrine about the place of women in the household. But we know that these texts stipulate that a wife has the right to refuse a conception that she deems dangerous…

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Feb 28, 2013
Feb 28, 2013

She was raped in her conjugal bed

What are most surprising to me are the stories of so many women who are raped in their own conjugal beds. This was the case for Christine, a married women of 27, already mother of 8 children in 12 years of marriage. She could not plan her pregnancies or use any methods of contraception because she is member of a church, which preaches that all methods are diabolic. Her husband is an elder of this church and also cannot to restrain himself during the ovulation period in view of spacing out the births. Christine would like to rest but her husband threatens to report her to the pastor and excommunicate her. We have done everything to explain to this couple that they should plain their pregnancies, but in vain. The wife has nothing to say, she has to accept everything. She doesn’t have the right to close her legs when her husband wants to sleep with her. Certain religions teach an evil doctrine about the place of women in the household. But we know that these texts stipulate that a wife has the right to refuse a conception that she deems dangerous…

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