Portraying fathers: Reproductive journeys in Malawi

Fiona Parrott, Misheck Nkhata, Blessings Mwandosya, Green Kapira, Aaron Ndovi, Dorothy Makoka, Levie Gondwe, Amelia C. Crampin

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This photo essay uses family portraits to reflect on the complex meanings, values and calculations of fatherhood and fertility among men in Karonga District, northern Malawi.1Portraits are popular in this setting, and relatively commonplace due to the entrepreneurial photographers who travel between villages and offer their services to individuals and families.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)154-167
Number of pages14
JournalMedicine Anthropology Theory | An open-access journal in the anthropology of health, illness, and medicine
Issue number3
Early online date1 Dec 2015
Publication statusPublished - 6 Nov 2020
Externally publishedYes


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