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Teaching Moments and Negotiating Motherhood

Brillian Besi Muhonja

Abstract


This article explores the other selves and social identities that exist alongside the mother identity as well as the impact of the absence of wifehood in relation to mother and other “gendered” identities within the family unit.

Keywords


Kenya; Gender; Mother; Motherhood; Mothering; Wife; Luhya; Daughter; Marriage

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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