Making mothers: Missionaries, medical officers and women's work in colonial Asante, 1924-1945.

  title={Making mothers: Missionaries, medical officers and women's work in colonial Asante, 1924-1945.},
  author={Jean Allman},
  journal={History workshop},
  • J. Allman
  • Published 1994
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • History workshop
For four days in June, 1931, government, church and business representatives from eight European countries and from several colonial territories in Africa met in Geneva to discuss the welfare of African children.' Summoned by the Save the Children International Union during the depths of the world-wide Depression, the participants discussed the application of the 1924 Declaration of Geneva and its provisions for the protection of children to the children of colonized Africa. Echoing much of the… Expand
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