Sahrawi Women in the Liberation Struggle of the Sahrawi People

  title={Sahrawi Women in the Liberation Struggle of the Sahrawi People},
  author={A. Lippert},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={636 - 651}
  • A. Lippert
  • Published 1992
  • Political Science
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • T H R O U G H T H E I R R O L E S in the current liberation struggle of the Sahrawis of Western Sahara, Sahrawi women have substantially increased their traditional participation and importance in that society. Since 1973 the Sahrawis, the indigenous peoples of the former Spanish Sahara in northwest Africa, have engaged in an armed struggle to free that territory: first from Spain, which "protected" and administered it in part or in whole from the Franco-Spanish Conventions of 1904 until 1976… CONTINUE READING
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