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Around the Bloc: Montenegro’s Last ‘Sworn Virgin’ Dies
Around the Bloc: Montenegro’s Last ‘Sworn Virgin’ Dies

Author(s): TOL TOL
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , Ethnic Minorities Studies, Social Norms / Social Control
Published by: Transitions Online
Keywords: Montenegro; sworn virgin; Albania; gender equality; tradition

Summary/Abstract: The centuries-old Balkan custom allowed women to dress as men and take on the privileges of manhood – except sex.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 08/09
  • Page Range: 31-32
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: English