Resilient patriarchy: public authority and women's (in)security in Karamoja, Uganda.

  title={Resilient patriarchy: public authority and women's (in)security in Karamoja, Uganda.},
  author={Julian Hopwood and Holly E. Porter and Nangiro Saum},
  volume={42 Suppl 1},
This paper draws on fieldwork conducted in 2011 and 2016 to explore the differing experiences of Karamojong women following the Government of Uganda's most recent disarmament programme. Besides being deprived of their guns, Karamojong communities have lost most of the cattle on which their livelihoods and way of life were centred. The study assesses whether or not women's experience of patriarchy has changed in these new circumstances, and, if so, how this impacts on their security and control… Expand

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