Lady Cee:becoming one of Mozambique’s ‘illest’ female DJs
02 October 2018 | 2:48 pm
Women's social roles follow a pattern in Mozambique. What is not culturally accepted is stigmatized. Lady Cee is an example of this. How can stereotypes undermine women's dreams and limit their potential.
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