Relative Status of Men and Women

In a patrilineal society, men's status is higher than that of women; although women's status increases with age and the birth of sons, it remains lower than that of any man. Men are accorded a variety of privileges both legally and socially. They are more powerful in the public arena, more advantaged in the economic sphere, and more influential in the kin group and community than are women. They also have more control over the fruits of their labor and more access to important resources than do women (R. S. Gallin, 1992). Despite the fact that some middle-class men have become aware of gender inequality and are willing to concede opportunities to women in the productive and reproductive spheres, society continues to grant men more respect and privilege than women. Social and economic marginality mark women's experience.

Pregnancy And Childbirth

Pregnancy And Childbirth

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