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Where Is the Place of A Woman in Africa? An Overview of Precolonial Africa

So many questions to ask: where is the place of an African woman? Is her place in the kitchen? Is patriarchy African? Better still, what does …

Where Is the Place of A Woman in Africa? An Overview of Precolonial Africa

Published by Tobi Oloyede

Tobi Oloyede is a young visionary with a flair for personal and population developments. Rather than being pinned down by the challenges around her, she is dedicated to learning new ideas and getting the best out of life. She is one that is inspired by the popular Yoruba saying, "Ona kan o wo oja- There is no one/single route to the market." She holds her first degree in English and Literary Studies from the Ekiti State University, Nigeria, a Master's degree in Gender and Diversity from East Tennessee State University, and is currently a Sociology graduate student at Georgia Southern University. Writing is one of the several other things she loves to do and she brings it upon herself to make the world a better place through her writings. For her, 'the pen is always mightier and with it, she speaks volumes.' BE THE LIGHT, BE THE CHANGE…A BETTER YOU, A BETTER WORLD.

One thought on “Where Is the Place of A Woman in Africa? An Overview of Precolonial Africa

  1. It’s sad the society was interrupted and displaced by the period of Colonialism. It would be wonderful to see the culture if only it had been left untouched.

    I do think polygamy is considered as subjugation by so many of the worlds cultures of today. From your writing, I do not get the sense that women minded “sharing their man” and not receiving what for many desire as loyalty. Very interesting. I would love to hear you share more of those thoughts.

    Great article, Tobi!

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