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WOMEN IN CHARGE  MONOCULTURE, MARRIAGE, China's Mosuo culture    With no words for "father" and "husband", China's Mosuo tribe is one of the last matriarchal societies on the planet.

The Mosuo people from China is one of the last matriarchal societies left in the world. In this culture the woman can take different lovers from within the tribe. Their language doesn't have words for "father", "husband" and "rape".

Mosuo girls prepare for the Fire Dance

Mosuo girls prepare for the Fire Dance

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"The Zhuang are an ethnic group of people who mostly live in the Guangxi Zhuang…

اللباس التقليدي في غينيا, ملكات جمال غينيا, احتفالات في غينيا

اللباس التقليدي في غينيا, ملكات جمال غينيا, احتفالات في غينيا

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The Mosuo is a matriarchal society in the south-eastern Chinese province of Yunnan where mother's pass property ownership down to their daughters.

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Lugu Lake in the foothills of the Himalayas is home to China’s   40,000-people-strong Mosuo tribe, one of the world’s last matriarchies.   Living more or less isolated for centuries, the Mosuo tribe have developed   their own unique family structure in which there is no traditional father   role and inheritance is matrilineal, passed from mother to the oldest   daughter.

The Land Where Women Rule: Inside China's Last Matriarchy

The Land Where Women Rule: Inside China& Last Matriarchy - Telegraph

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In the company of women: (centre) Judia, 19, came to the village of Umoja six years ago, having run away from home to avoid being sold into marriage. Umoja was founded in 1990 by 15 women who were raped by British soldiers.

The village where men are banned

The village where men are banned: Only women are allowed to live in Umoja. Julie Bindel visits the Kenyan village that began as a refuge for survivors of sexual violence – and discovers its inhabitants are thriving in the single-sex community.

Mosuo Women in Lugu Lake, Yunnan

Lugu Lake: Lugu Hu in Yunnan Province, Location & Travel Tips

Photos Of Matriarchal Societies Show What Gender Equality Looks Like Across The Globe

Photos Of Matriarchal Societies Shed Light On Gender Equality Across The Globe

Pierre de Vallombreuse Photographs Gender Equality In Southeast Asia Indiginous Cultures — Anne of Carversville

Matriachial tribe in China

Matriachial tribe in China

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Indonesia’s Minangkabau: The World’s Largest Matrilineal Society

The She (畲) people (She Hakka: [sa][missing tone]; Cantonese: [sɛ̭ː]; Fuzhou: [sia˥]) are a Chinese ethnic group. They form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.  Most She today speak Hakka. The native Ho Ne language which is related to Hmong is endangered.

Asia Finest Discussion Forum > The She people (Ho Ne)

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