WATCH: Ivory Coast fights against outdated attitudes towards twins

2018-11-09 14:12


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In Ivory Coast, twins are widely seen as a strange and even supernatural phenomenon - a popular belief that makes them vulnerable to being presented like fairground attractions as well as beggars.

But voices are now calling for a change in attitudes.

Aicha Cisse, who is a mother of twins says: "I don't like being out with the kids by the roadside. I do it because of poverty. I go out with them because of poverty."

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