"Either we hide who we are and are at peace with society, or we live publicly, and we are cut off," says Carmen, a 31-year-old from western Cameroon. Journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet writes that in Cameroon and Ivory Coast, gender roles restrict women's financial independence and can make it difficult for queer women to be self-sufficient outside traditional family models.
Research Article|March 01 2017
Emboldened by Outsiders, Restricted At Home: How Sexism Holds Back Queer Women in West and Central Africa
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75-80.
Robbie Corey-Boulet; Emboldened by Outsiders, Restricted At Home: How Sexism Holds Back Queer Women in West and Central Africa. World Policy Journal 1 March 2017; 34 (1): 75–80. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3903616
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