In southern Madagascar, all a man's wealth - held in cattle - are killed when he dies and his house is burned down leaving his family impoverished.
Then there is the funeral tradition of the Tandroy tribe, which leaves communities impoverished.
But he abandoned her to marry someone else.“I don’t feel anything for him now,” she said, shaking her head.
When Jocelyn Rasoanakambana moved into her own house at age 18, she felt uncomfortable with the expectation that she would sleep with different men.“I disliked it because there were many and they would fight with each other,” she said.
She has her right to exist.”In Madagascar there are other harmful traditions.
Teenage girls attend markets where they are paid to be temporary wives for a few nights.