Chad’s Lake Chad is the most important wetland in Africa, though it has shrunk dramatically in the last 4 decades due to increased water use and inadequate rainfall. Polygamy is common and sanctioned by law. Violence against women is prohibited, but domestic violence is common. Female genital mutilation is prohibited but widespread and deeply rooted in tradition.
Glorious Mysteries: Intentions for Chad
1.That economic development may lift people out of poverty
2.That the poor gain access to safe drinking water
3.That the many ethnic groups come to share power
4.That the painful experience of war may lead Chad to pursue the way of peace
5. That enlightenment comes for dignified treatment of women