Kikuyu women and the politics of protest: Mau Mau

  • Tabitha Kanogo
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Part of the Women in Society book series (WOSO)

Abstract

This study aims to examine the roles and images of women in the Mau Mau war of liberation in Kenya. It is hoped to depict the prevailing male stereotypes of women; how men manipulated these; and the way in which women conformed to — and in some cases overcame — such stereotypes by creating new female images and by adopting new roles during the struggle.

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