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Schoolgirls from the Mosuo tribe in China, one of the world's most well known matriarchal societies.

Schoolgirls from the Mosuo tribe in China, one of the world's most well known matriarchal societies.

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 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".

Behind the ancient way of life for the Tuareg tribe of the Sahara is a culture…

Behind the ancient way of life for the Tuareg tribe of the Sahara is a culture…

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

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

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.

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.

Two children eat food distributed to them in the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp.

Besieged and terrified … and the food is about to run out for Damascus refugees

Two children eat food distributed to them in the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp.

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.

Timbuktu: A journey to Africa’s lost city of gold

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.

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