Sadly, beautiful young women are missing the opportunity to get married to men they love, all in the name of tradition or tribal hatred.
As one Ghanaian respondent mentioned: ‘There is this guy who loves me so much ….
African ladies, African women, Africans girls, beautiful women, Black women, featured, Ghanaian women, good women, looking for love, Love, Nigerian women, Relationship, Single African women, single ladies, single women, true love, Women Why are many African women abroad now seriously looking for husbands or serious partners? Of the 25 women who agreed to be intensively interviewed, 15 were single, 5 were in serious relationships, and 5 were married. 25 out of the 150 initial respondents, then willingly and confidently provided profound information on single African women abroad. Quite disappointingly, only 150 out of the 244 women approached did respond to the initial questions. To understand and unlock these and other puzzling questions, Emmanuel Sarpong Owusu-Ansah, a lecturer and an investigative journalist in London, conducted a survey on 244 African women, married and unmarried, aged between 21 and 40 in England, UK.They were from Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.
The term ‘single’ or ‘unattached’ as the respondents explain, does not necessarily mean living without sex.
It only refers to people who are not married or who do not have “serious” partners.
Important Statistics 92(approximately 61%) out of the 150 respondents described themselves as single or unattached; 31 (representing 21%)were in serious relationships, and only 27 (forming 18%) were married.
Those in the Prime Years group (21-25, 22%), Vital Years group (26-30, 27%), Borderline group (31-35, 32%), and the Danger Zone group (36-40, 19%).
Note, that because of the small sample size, the fallacy of generalization may be committed if these statistics or findings are viewed as a perfect representation of the real situation in England or the West.
The Reasons so Many African Women Abroad are Single Perceived shortage of decent men in the West: Almost all the women interviewed shared the opinion that it is quite uncommon to come across single men with good character these days.