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Kaleidoscope of Women in Goa


  • Release Date 01/2021
  • Printed Pages 167

This study provides a picture of the life styles of women both Christian and non-Christian in Goa during the Portuguese colonial rule. Customs, traditions and rituals dominated the life of the Goa women. The State and the Church played a significant role in upgrading their position. The Portuguese rule seemed to have made a difference to the status of women. As a result the conditions of women in Goa were far better than their counterparts elsewhere in India.