Abou - This character, Daba Fall's husband, believes in equality between spouses. He helps Daba recover some of her father's possessions after Moudou Fall's death.
Amy - See Aminata Fall.
Aissatou Bâ - Ramatoulaye's best friend is also an educated woman. When her husband took a second wife, this character refused to condone his actions and divorced him.
Mawdo Bâ - Aissatou's husband and Moudou's best friend, this character, is a renowned doctor who married Aissatou despite his family's objections.
Jacqueline Diack - This character, a black Protestant woman, is an example of the pain women can suffer in marriage. A native of the Ivory Coast, this person is never accepted into Senegalese society.
Samba Diack - This character is Jacqueline's husband. His frequent affairs cause her to sink into a deep depression.
Daouda Dieng - This character, a doctor and politician, was Ramatoulaye's first suitor...
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