Culture History February 14, 2018 at 01:36 pm

Four African ethnic groups that still hold fertility dolls in high regard

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

Francis Akhalbey February 14, 2018 at 01:36 pm

February 14, 2018 at 01:36 pm | Culture, History

African women carrying fertility dolls

Fertility dolls are very common among some tribes in Africa. Traditionally and culturally, they serve as objects for good omen particularly in conceiving among women. These dolls uniquely vary according to the tribe they are coming from and the purposes they serve. They are also made and sold commercially as works of art.

Here are a few African fertility dolls and the significance they hold among these four tribes.


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