Monthly Archives: June 2017

Mapping pastoralists’ women’s roles: colonial and post-colonial impact

Borana women, wikipedia

A new study published in the SpringerOpen journal Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice explores the impact of colonization on pastoral women’s roles in Northern Kenya using archival documents. Here, Dr. Fatuma Boru Guyo tells us about the Borana people and how their social organization changed with colonization from the British, specifically in relation to women’s roles.

Developing World