1: Niara Sudarkasa- “The Status of Women” in Indigenous African Societies PDF
O. W. Ogbomo and Q. O. Ogbomo – Women and Society in Pre-colonial Iyede PDF
Emmanuelle Bouilly, Ophe lie Rillon & Hannah Cross- African women s struggles in a gender perspective PDF
Write down a half-page summary of what you have learnt
2: Women s Rights and Identities in Pre-colonial Africa
The Manden Charter
Florence Ebila – A proper woman, in the African tradition : The construction of gender and nationalism in Wangari Maathai s autobiography Unbowed”
Identify how pre colonial African societies protected women’s rights, and discuss the powers women had in some of the societies in the article.