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Feminism Has Led To The Increasing Broken Homes – Pete Edochie

Pete EdochiePopular Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has come out to say that feminism led to the increase in domestic violence and broken marriages.

He recently revealed this while speaking to BBC Igbo, and Nigerians have been reacting.

According to him, feminism isn’t our culture as Africans because when a woman leaves her parents and follows her husband, she’s to do whatever her husband wants her to do.

He added that too many broken homes nowadays are as a result of women no longer being submissive to the breadwinner.

Do you agree?

Nollywood is a sobriquet that originally referred to the Nigerian film industry. The origin of the term dates back to the early 2000s, traced to an article in The New York Times. Due to the history of evolving meanings and contexts, there is no clear or agreed-upon definition for the term, which has made it a subject to several controversies.

The origin of the term “Nollywood” remains unclear; Jonathan Haynes traced the earliest usage of the word to a 2002 article by Matt Steinglass in the New York Times, where it was used to describe Nigerian cinema.

Charles Igwe noted that Norimitsu Onishi also used the name in a September 2002 article he wrote for the New York Times. The term continues to be used in the media to refer to the Nigerian film industry, with its definition later assumed to be a portmanteau of the words “Nigeria” and “Hollywood”, the American major film hub.

Film-making in Nigeria is divided largely along regional, and marginally ethnic and religious lines. Thus, there are distinct film industries – each seeking to portray the concern of the particular section and ethnicity it represents. However, there is the English-language film industry which is a melting pot for filmmaking and filmmakers from most of the regional industries.

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