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Title Status of Women in Africa
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1937
Document Type Report, Manuscript
Library The National Archives
Reference CO847/9/5
Region Africa
Places Uganda, Nairobi, Kenya, Nyasaland, Kavirondo, Tanganyika, Ghana, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia
Topics government papers, Colonial Office, education, 'correspondence relating to the welfare of women in tropical Africa, 1935-37', slavery, 'the status of African women', Kikuyu, missionaries, marriage, 'native marriages' , 'marriages in Kenya', 'reluctant girls paid for in goats', 'marriage customs' , emancipation, Kamba, Embu, Meru, Luo, native parliament, 'registration of native pagan marriages'
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