For example, when I asked “Do girls ever flirt with boys? Couples also don’t hold hands in public (although it’s OK between friends of the same gender) and public displays of affection are a rare urban phenomenon.
Prostitution is rising to dangerous levels in the African island nation of Madagascar, and this has become one of the most visible signifiers of the country's political and economic breakdown over the last three years.
Meanwhile, the situation for Madagascar's population of 21 million people has worsened considerably.
Poverty levels rose from 68.7 percent in 2005 to 76.5 percent in 2010, according to a report from the country's National Institute of Statistics.
He led the public crusade against Ravalomanana, eventually claiming the presidency for himself in January of 2009.
He ascended to the post officially in March, following Ravalomanana's official resignation.