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Title Status of Native Women in Colonies and Protectorates, 1930-1935
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Document Type Report, Manuscript
Library The National Archives
Reference DO35/350/1
Region Africa
Names Sydney Webb, Lord Passfield, J. H. Thomas (frames 26, 90), Sir Edward Harding, Sir Herbert Stanley
Places South Africa, Basutoland (frames 3, 8, 9, 11, 13, 37, 39, 40, 89, 91), Bechuanaland (3, 8, 19, 26, 28, 29, 34, 36, 46, 51, 91), Swaziland (3, 8, 23, 58-86, 91-116)
Topics government report, government papers, Colonial Office, Dominions Office, Civil Servant, colonial civil service, colonial government, decolonization, end of empire, gender, status of women, health and disease, female circumcision (2, 21, 26, 30), initiation rites (14, 24, 30), education (3, 14, 17), sexually transmitted disease (11, 40), missionary work (14, 35), London Missionary Society (35), physique of South Africans (19), diet (20), law (36, 58), proclamation against circumcision without consent (36), Bowera and Boyale ceremonies (46, 51), marriage (54-116), forced marriage (54-88, 92-116), rape (58-79), minimum age and age of consent for marriage (89-91)
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