Senegal: A debate over feminism and women's work

Blog Politique du Senegal, Naomed describes a visit to a profitable garden in Casamance, where women produce vegetables for market. He notes that there was not a single male older than 10 in sight and all of the work was being done by women. One reader praises the bravery of these hardworking rural women, saying that in town because of feminism, women are no longer willing to work. This leads Naomed to retort, “Without women…Senegal would die of hunger. The problem of feminism in Senegal is that there is no feminism.” (Fr).

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