Women's Liberation and the African Freedom Struggle

Women's Liberation and the African Freedom Struggle
Author: Thomas Sankara
Publisher: Pathfinder Press
Language: English
Pages: 72
Weight: 100 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9780873489881
Availability: In stock
Price: €6.00
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Preface by Mary-Alice Waters, introduction by Michel Prairie

“There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women,” explains the leader of the 1983–87 revolution in Burkina Faso. Workers and peasants in that West African country established a popular revolutionary government and began to combat the hunger, illiteracy, and economic backwardness imposed by imperialist domination.

“One of his finest speeches...analyzes the historical genesis of women's oppression and subjugation.” —African Communist
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“Explains the history of women's oppression in terms of the class struggle.…The speeches are easy to comprehend, full of respect for women.” —Journal of Social Development in Africa