In this article the author seeks an explanation for the remarkable rise of women healers in the Middle Atlas mountains in Morocco.
Two groups of women healers are being treated: the women herbalists in the marketplace and midwives in the rural region of a Berber tribe called Ait Abdi.
An attempt is made to understand the role of women in healing among the semi-nomadic Berber tribes in the past.
Apparently, indigenous Berber women as well as men played a minor part as reputed healers.
Mots-clés Pascal : Guérisseur, Médecine traditionnelle, Historique, Femme, Homme, Sage femme, Milieu rural, Maroc, Afrique, Etude transculturelle, Ethnie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Healer, Folk medicine, Case history, Woman, Human, Midwife, Rural environment, Morocco, Africa, Crosscultural study, Ethnic group
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Cote : 92-0604607
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.