The evolution of women economic status in the Lake Chad region since the 19th century
Lecturer, Department of History
University of Maroua, Cameroon
Time and Location: 12:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI
This presentation shows how local factors, more than feminist policies, led women to build their identity.
Djanabou Bakary is a historian of sub-Saharan Africa. Her research interest is the economic history of the Chad Basin region since the pre-colonial period. She is currently working on a project which raises the issue of women cross-border trade in the Chad Basin, within a context of globalization.