Why did this Ugandan man live as a woman for a week?

Dismayed by the gender inequality he was witnessing in his community, Ugandan social worker Samuel Woira embarked on a social experiment.

For one week, under the guidance of several female 'instructors', he undertook domestic chores, observed the traditional custom of kneeling before elders, and even wore a wig.

He speaks to Focus on Africa's Akwasi Sarpong about the experience, and whether he achieved his aim of changing people's attitudes.

(Photo: Ugandan social worker Samuel Woira. Credit: Courtesy of Samuel Woira.)

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