Video — 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: PAL. Digital: video file; all regions.DVD video.
Short version (10 min.)
Long version (30 min.)
A documentary about indigenous parenting practices of different communities in Africa most of which are under threat because of modernisation. People are moving to the cities breaking the close community and family ties of the past. Among those highlighted are the pastoralist community of the Gabra and the Maasai people in Kenya, East and the horn of Africa region; Bozo community in Mali, West Africa; Ndebele of South Africa, and the Swahili of the coastal strip of Africa.