Overseas, the slaves taken from Africa suffered similar and even worse fates. The alienation of women from the acquisition of wealth, even in conjugal relationships , was strengthened by traditional living arrangements. In precolonial times, polygyny was encouraged, especially for wealthy men. In traditional societies, marriage under customary law was often arranged or agreed upon by the fathers and other senior kinsmen of the prospective bride and bridegroom. Lists Articles Feminists by nationality Literature American feminist literature Feminist comic books. Meals prepared by the wife would be carried to the husband at his maternal house.
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United States: Greenwood Publishing Group. The transition into the modern world has been slow for women in Ghana. The practice of gender mainstreaming has been debated in Ghana. You can choose up to 3 colors. Reproduction related cases are the cause of many health problems for women in Ghana. Within the traditional sphere, the childbearing ability of women was explained as the means by which lineage ancestors were allowed to be reborn. Minister for Foreign Affairs , Hanna Tetteh.