Blog by Linda Mayoux for Visual Research Module, BA Visual Communications, Open College of the Arts
Women’s view of disempowerment: Two wives, Gumutindo, Uganda
This is a clear drawing – Mary, the artist is the older less educated wife on the left doing all the work in the fields is working hard on the fields to feed the family. Her husband is walking gaily out with his second favourite wife – they are almost skipping and dancing as they go along the path.
Five of the 12 women participants were in that position.