has traditionally been defined as "women's areas of specialization"--
that is, nursing, teaching, and secretarial studies.
Church Missionary Gleaner|
Church Missionary Intelligencer|
Church Missionary Outlet|
CMS|| Church Missionary Society|
CMSA|| Church Missionary Society Archives|
Church Missionary Review|
Entebbe Secretariat Archives|
Foreign Office ( London)|
MUL|| Makerere University Library|
Public Records Office ( London)|
Secretariat Minute Paper (Entebbe)|
YBA|| Young Baganda Association|
Uganda Church Review|
I am grateful to Jane Turrittin for reading through the first draft of this
Allen, Uganda Notes May 1909,87.
Both Muslim men and women lagged behind in formal education,
since both were confined to irregular instruction in the Koranic schools. Fear
of conversion to Christianity kept many away from formal missionary education; hence much of the data represented here excludes the Muslim women.
See Watson 1968,148; Alexander 1976,61; Delamont and
Duffin 1978,164; Hall 1979.
The Chiefs' enclosures with such, boys hence later came to be referred to as Bigalagala.
Because of the tradition of the bisakate, the willingness of Baganda
chiefs to support boarding school education for girls was thus not as revolutionary as it has sometimes been claimed (
T. Watson 1968).
CMSA:28 June 1904, G3 A7/04.
CMSA:8 August 1904, G3 A7/04.
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Book title: African Encounters with Domesticity.
Contributors: Karen Tranberg Hansen - Editor.
Publisher: Rutgers University Press.
Place of publication: New Brunswick, NJ.
Publication year: 1992.
Page number: 188.
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