Bricklaying 'is not about gender'
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Nigerian female bricklayer breaking stereotypes to provide for her family

Life got tough for Jane when she lost her seven children so she decided to pick up bricklaying. In Nigeria it's an occupation predominantly done by men.

Jane Ifeoma, who hails from Enugu state in Nigeria, says the proceeds from the mason job has helped her start building her own house, buy a motorcycle and provide for her extended family.

Video producers: Chioma Obianinwa and Nnamdi Agbanelo for BBC Igbo

  • 29 Jan 2020
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