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World in Progress: Kurya women marry younger women for male heir

Women of the Kurya tribe in Tanzania stand to lose everything when their husbands die and there is no male offspring. In order to secure their livelihood, they often team up with another - younger - woman who's tasked with providing the desired male heir. That tradition has existed for generations, as Monika Rebala reports.

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