African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 184

Full Length Research Paper

Women empowerment through ‘Abegar’ in South Wollo: A critical ethnography

Rukya Hassen
  • Rukya Hassen
  • Department of Applied Linguistics, Ethiopian Civil Service University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 21 March 2017
  •  Accepted: 15 May 2017
  •  Published: 28 February 2018


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