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The 77 Percent -Should married women take their husband's surname?

Getting married is a big deal, but taking up your husband's name is even more significant. Lucy Stone, a woman from the United States, was the first to openly refuse to change her last name after her marriage in 1854. More than 160 years later, we are still debating the issue. That's our topic on this week's #77Percent.

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Host:Jane Nyingi