African Culture and the Status of Women: The Yoruba Example
Familusi, O. O., The Journal of Pan African Studies (Online)
Issues relating to the rights of women across the globe are a major focus of contemporary scholarship. Quest for women emancipation has been on the increase in religious, political and economic spheres. This is premised on the fact that women are always at the receiving end. This however has been discovered not to be true in its entirety as women in every society enjoy some inalienable privileges. This paper therefore discusses the status of Yoruba women in traditional Africa from a holistic perspective, with emphasis on how culture has impacted negatively on their well-being, although there are benefits derive from their status in society. Thus, it recommended that …
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Publication information: Article title: African Culture and the Status of Women: The Yoruba Example. Contributors: Familusi, O. O. - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Pan African Studies (Online). Volume: 5. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2012. Page number: 299+. © Itabari Zulu Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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