Tommy Boys, Lesbian Men, and Ancestral Wives: Female Same-sex Practices in Africa
Ruth Morgan, Saskia Wieringa
Jacana Media, 2005 - History - 335 pages
A vivid portrait of homosexual African women, this collection of essays examines and celebrates same-sex practices while acknowledging their taboo status in many African cultures. From Uganda to Namibia, governmental homophobia and female strength are among the thoroughly discussed issues.
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Page 21 - To modify the social and cultural patterns of conduct of men and women, with a view to achieving the elimination of prejudices and customary and all other practices which are based on the idea of the inferiority or the superiority of either of the sexes or on stereotyped roles for men and women...
Page 21 - To take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women by any person, organization or enterprise...
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