King Goodwill Zwelithini feels that women have to continue to take responsibility and teach children wrong from right in life.
King Goodwill was talking about teaching children about staying away from drugs, abstinence and focusing on their education.
The Zulu king spoke at the Umkhosi Wesivivane in Khangelamankengane Palace in Nongoma when he said women should continue being influential in the lives of children.
The event is a yearly gathering of women from different parts in KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland.
Normally the challenges of the women and their families and homes are discussed and resolutions worked out.
The Daily Sun reports King Goodwill said that children are using drugs and alcohol and participating in activities they shouldn't.
He added that it is on the shoulders of the women to lead the children on the right paths and teach them how to handle life.
The king then reminded of the importance of listening to women and respecting them.
“We are this old because of them. They could have done anything to us because they always have the power to do anything. Let us grab all the good advice they give us while they are still alive so we can pass them to future generations.”
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