Simz Ngema Pens Instagram Post That Society Devalues Unmarried Mothers, Mzansi Divided: “It’s True Though”

Simz Ngema Pens Instagram Post That Society Devalues Unmarried Mothers, Mzansi Divided: “It’s True Though”

  • Simz Ngema spoke up about how society devalues single mothers and unmarried women with children
  • The actress posted a lengthy post about how motherhood changed her for the better in all aspects of her life
  • Her Instagram post sparked a debate on social media, and some boldly claimed that a woman's value drops after having kids

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Simz Ngema penned a post about challenges of single mothers
Simz Ngema opened up about being a single mother on social media. Image: @simzngema
Source: Instagram

Simphiwe Ngema talked about being a mother and raised awareness about the challenges that single mothers face in society, especially if they want to get married.

"We grow up being told that when a woman has a child, she “loses” value, it’s a 'turn-off' to men wanting to date her, and her lobola will be taken down because she has a child."

The Muvhango actress added that contrary to popular beliefs, motherhood is beautiful and adds value to a woman's life because they become focused.

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"The way you see the world changes. You become more driven, loving, and compassionate and work harder. Being a mother pushes you to be better at everything. It fuels the need to pursue your dreams. It’s almost as though someone has opened your eyes to a whole new world, and they’ve shown you that you can achieve anything."

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Simz gushes over son Tiyani Chinyani

Simz expressed how much she loves her son with Tino Chinyani and said her life is better with him in it. She ended her post with a shout-out to all women, reported ZAlebs.

"I have never felt so blessed in my life; being a mother is the best thing in the world. I’m so in love with this little guy; I feel whole. He has brought joy, peace, happiness, and unconditional love to my life. He completes me. Dear woman, whether you have a child or not, you are valuable."

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See Simz Instagram message below:

Mzansi discusses the stigma attached to unmarried mothers

Dakalo Tshivhase said:

"But that's true, those are just facts and nothing any woman will say will ever change that."

Lerato Madiba mentioned:

"If a woman with a kid can be "devalued" so can a man with no job or no source of income."

Lesego Mbuqe stated:

"We also grew up knowing these men are providers."

Abel Sithebe wrote:

"100% true, when you marry someone with kids it's like investing in someone else's bank account."

MaKhuluse MaNgcobo added:

"But we don't care anymore. Let us love our kids more. Sebejwayele ukuba o step-dad."

PoshBerry Miya said:

"It's true though you can't go against culture"

Simphiwe “Simz” Ngema’s baby daddy Tino Chinyani confirms they’re back together, drops 6 lovey-dovey snaps

In a related story, Briefly News reported that Simphiwe "Simz" Ngema's baby daddy, Tino Chinyani, shocked Mzansi by seemingly confirming that they are back together.

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It seems like the couple found their spark again and decided to rekindle their relationship, as Tino shared an Instagram picture post confirming that they are each other's ride or die.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email:

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