In southern Africa, David encountered women who were in positions of political power like Chief Manenko.
Throughout Africa women often
did the same jobs as men. They were spiritual leaders, chiefs, warriors and
much more. They were very different roles to those of women in Britain at that time.
During his travels David met many of those remarkable women. He wrote about these meetings, describing his thoughts and what he had seen.
Read what David wrote about his meeting with Chief Manenko and reflect on how the two of them might have felt...