Black Sisters, Speak Out

Black Sisters, Speak Out : Feminism and Oppression in Black Africa

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Poligamy, clitoridectomy and sewing up the vagina (infibulation) are the weapons used by men to control millions of women. In this book, Awa Thiam, a black African feminist, lets some of the most oppressed women in the world speak for themselves. She makes plain that these practices are not remote and "barbaric", but part of a pattern of universal violence from men towards women. The answer to the problem lies in direct political action, but action linked to international feminism.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 12mm | 117.93g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745300502
  • 9780745300504

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