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".
The last matriarchal society in the world. In China, there is a tribe Mosuo (it is also Moosa, moso, Moss), which has been two thousand years lived by the principles of matriarchy. The settlement Mohs, also known as the Kingdom of Daughters, located in the
Striking images reveal the brutal reality of Newcastle life in the 1960s and '70s
The brutal reality of poverty in the 60's & 70's in Newcastle - more of Nick Hedges work for Shelter here, though specifically relating to the West End of Newcastle, again a refernce point for why some of the holder housing was cleared. I imagine that the housing nearer the river was probably older than further up into Elswick.
Besieged and terrified … and the food is about to run out for Damascus refugees
Ethnically, Tuareg describe themselves as white. They are cousins of the Berbers of North Africa. Some legends say the Tuareg are the decedents of an ancient Roman legion that disappeared into the desert two millennia ago. A matriarchal society, only the men veil themselves. The women own property, make the decisions. The Tuareg’s attitude toward women is a cultural anomaly in the Islamic world.