- Collinz Zulu tweets that his future wife won't cook and clean for in-laws over festive season
- Zulu writes that his future wife will also get a holiday
- Ladies on Twitter wish there were more men like Zulu around
A young man won the hearts of many women on Twitter after making a controversial statement about the role of women in society.
Collinz Zulu claims that when he finally ties the knot, his new wife won’t have to spend the festive season cleaning and cooking simply because that is her role as a ‘makoti’.
A makoti, which is used to describe a young newly married woman, is typically tasked with taking care of the household and being a matronly figure, catering to the needs of the men and children in the house.
In his post, trendsetter Zulu claims that his wife will also be enjoying the holiday and not just catering to her in-laws.
The response from Twitter proved that the role of women in families is a hot topic in the country.
Many ladies, tired of the pressures placed on women by society, praised Collins tweet and even suggested that he should date their sisters and wished that all men could share similar views.
The good news is, Zulu's Facebook profile says that he is single.
Some Twitter users also noted that many women enjoy being in the kitchen and serving their families.
Siya Shozi (@SiyaATP) said that as a man he loves being in the kitchen and his mother joins him, making for a great way to bond over the festive season.
While many women do enjoy contributing to the family in this way, the general consensus on Twitter was that it should be a choice and not an obligation based on solely on being a young woman.
The holiday season is a time for family and community and hosting the in-laws arguably shouldn’t be a prison-sentence for young wives but an opportunity for young couples to share tasks and share their new homes with their families.
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