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Published by Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust in Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.,
  • Africa, Southern
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Africa, Southern,
    • Work and family -- Africa, Southern,
    • Women -- Africa, Southern -- Economic conditions,
    • Women"s rights -- Africa, Southern

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-248) and index.

      Other titlesFamily in a changing southern African environment
      StatementSara Mvududu, Patricia McFadden.
      ContributionsMcFadden, Patricia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ693.3 .M98 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p. ;
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984080M
      ISBN 100797422595
      LC Control Number2001311529

      This book investigates the challenges facing the African family and their multiple effects from an extremely broad perspective. The contributors explore the nature of available data on which current policies are premised, marriage patterns, the role of the family in agriculture, the changing roles and status of women, the transformations generated by mass migration, the strains and tensions. About women competed for the seats, with 43 successfully gaining ground. For the first time since independence in , Malawi also has a female vice-president, former Minister of Foreign Affairs Joyce Banda. However, this is still far from the 30% by target set by the Southern African Development Community (SADC). This article seeks to analyze the African family by assessing the life of Mpho ‘M’atsepo Nthunya as an African woman in the family context. It will cover the structure of the African family, gender roles, education, marriage and the African tradition. It will also look at poverty and ill tradition as a constant feature of the African family.


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Reconceptualizing the family in a changing southern African environment. Harare, Zimbabwe: Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust, (OCoLC) Online version: Mvududu, Sara C.

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