The 'Kingdom of Women'
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The 'Kingdom of Women'

The Mosuo tribe in China's Yunnan Province is known as the 'Kingdom of Women'. It is one of the last matrilineal and matriarchal societies on Earth.

Each family is led by the grandmother. Women make all major decisions in the community and carry the bloodline.

Hear more on The Conversation from BBC World Service.

  • 15 Aug 2017
  • From the section Asia
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