Gender, Islam, and 19th Century Brava – A Brief Note

Written by Deeqa Mohamed

The article analyses the role of women and feminine representation in Muslim societies, with a focus on women in 19th century Brava (Somalia), their activities and living conditions.
Gender, Islam, and 19th Century Brava - A Brief Note

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