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Title Africa: Status of Women of Native Races, 1938
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1938
Document Type Report, Manuscript
Library The National Archives
Reference CO847/11/12
Region Africa, Australasia
Names Sir C. Parkinson, Lord Dufferin, E. A. Boyd, Archdeacon W. E. Owen, O. G. R. Williams, Johnstone Kenyatta, Dr Norman Leys, Kekwe, William Ormsby-Gore, Eleanor Rathbone
Places East Africa, Kenya, Tanganyika, West Africa, Sierra Leone , Gambia, Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, Uganda, Ghana, Gold Coast, Nyasaland, Nigeria, Cameroons, Zanzibar, Belgium Congo, Union of South Africa, Australia, British Guiana, Laos, Togoland
Topics government report, government papers, Colonial Office, Civil Servant, colonial civil service, colonial government, decolonization, end of empire, gender, status of women, St Joan's Social and Political Alliance, Women's Freedom League, education, marriage, forced marriage, child marriage, dowry , polygamy, employment, widows, land ownership and inheritance, prostitution, religion, Islam, Mohammedanism, pagan, racism, indigenous peoples, Aborigines), mixed-race, missionary work, De La Warr Commission, correspondence relating to the welfare of women in tropical Africa, Manchester Guardian, League of Nations
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