Akan Gender

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A description of the division of labour among the premodern Akan
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Akan Gender

Participants will become informed about the traditional division of labour between men and women among the Akan. Historically, women had a relatively high level of power, prestige and wealth, related to their matrilineal descent. Some occupations are surprising, eg. weaving was done by men.

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