Saturday, September 18, 2021

Culture Of Guinea

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Polygamy

Guinean law makes polygamy illegal. According to UNICEF, 53.4 percent of Guinean women aged 15 to 49 are married in polygamous relationships.

Music

Guinea, like other West African nations, has a thriving musical culture. Following Guinea’s independence in the 1960s, the ensemble Bembeya Jazz rose to prominence.

Cuisine

he most prevalent staple in Guinean cuisine is rice, which varies by location. Cassava is another popular food. Guinean cuisines include jollof rice, maafe, and tapalapa bread, which are all part of West African cuisine. Food is served from a big serving dish and eaten by hand outside of houses in rural regions.

Female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation has been done on more than 98 percent of women in Guinea as of 2009, according to Anastasia Gage, an associate professor at Tulane University, and Ronan van Rossem, an assistant professor at Ghent University. Female genital mutilation is practiced in Guinea by virtually all cultures, religions, and ethnic groups.