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THE BROAD VIEW

In the land where women and grandmas rule

The Mosuo tribe in Yunnan practises matriarchy where ladies lead and children take their mother's surname.

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"When you put women at the top, the society they form is not repressive. It's quite an equal society they've formed ... so maybe we can learn that we don't need to oppress the women to make for a more peaceful society." - Choo Waihong, author of The Kingdom Of Women.

PICTURE for a moment, a world where women reign supreme. Women manage everything, from farming, to bringing home the bacon, and consequently, take ownership of land and property. They are free to choose however many partners they want, without ever having to say 'I do'. As for the men, they

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