International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 289


A comparative analysis on the perspectives of African Feminism Vs Western Feminism: philosophical debate with their criticism and its implication for women’s rights in Ethiopia context

Eyayu Kasseye Bayu
  • Eyayu Kasseye Bayu
  • Department of Gender and Development Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Gondar, Street Road: Maraki Campus, Gondar, K, 18 P. O. Box 196 Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 05 November 2018
  •  Published: 31 July 2019


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