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  • 1. Women’s Studies 420
    Introduction of myself and the women of Sudan
    By: Jessica C
  • 2. This Is Me…
    I am the 2nd youngest of 5
    I am 22 years old
    My birthday is September 28
    I grew up on a farm
    I have 2 nieces and 2 nephews
    I am a speech language hearing science major at MSUM
  • 3. More Info…
    I like to paint
    I enjoy reading a good book
    I love to shop
    I can never have too many shoes
    I like to travel
  • 4. My Favorites…
    Michigan State is my favorite college basketball team
    My favorite color is pink
    My favorite music is hip hop, rap, and R&B
    Christmas if my favorite holiday
    My favorite kid of food is fruit
  • 5. Sudan
    A country in northeastern Africa
    The largest country in Africa
    Official languages are Arabic and English
    Population 42,272,000
  • 6. Exports
    Beans
    Cotton
    Garbanzo
    Lentils
    Millet
    Tobacco
    Wheat
  • 7. Women of Sudan
    They are responsible for taking care of the old, the sick, and the mentally ill
    They stay in the house and are segregated from festivities
    They do not eat until after the men of the house have eaten
    Even if a Sudanese woman has a job and/or education she is still below the man in a household
  • 8. Sudan Women Continued
    A common practice in Sudan is female circumcision
    A lot of pressure is put onto a twelve year old or younger girl to observe the ceremonies and practices of female circumcision
    This pressure is also put on older women and their families as well
    Female circumcision can lead to physical and psychological problems
  • 9. Women of South Sudan
    They have more freedoms then women of North Sudan
    They are still under the men, but have more freedoms
    Female circumcision is not practiced
    Husbands of South Sudan will consult their wives of different things
  • 10. Sources
    http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/islam/countries/bl_SudanWomen.htm
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudan
    http://www.indexmundi.com/sudan/agriculture/