Women's chieftancy in Buem

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Date:
1995
Date Created:
1994
Part Of Series:
Institute of African Studies Research Review, Supplement No. 9
Extent:
pages 12-15
Description:
Describes the custom of appointing women chiefs in Buem. Although it was intended to be largely for ceremonial purposes, women have used it to organize themselves to carry out projects for the benefit of the community. The practice is in some danger of dying out due to the demands and costs of the position.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Ghana
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Subject:
Women's chieftancy
Female chieftancy
Buem
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Entry Number:
57337