Stereotypes against women in selected Kinyankole proverbs.
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This study was carried out to analyse the stereotypes against women in the selected Runyankole proverbs. The study aimed at three objectives that is to identify and translate the selected Runyankole proverbs, to examine the role of women and analyse the portrayal of stereotypes against women in selected KINYANKOLE proverbs of which all these objectives were successfully achieved. The study was both field and library based engaging which means it is a qualitative approach. The study used interviewing, participatory observation, transcription and translation to analyse data. The study also used feminist theory to analyse data. The study findings reveal how the stereotype against women . They are revealed as trouble makers not only in their families but to the entire society. They can easily cause disunity and division among the community because of their ignorance, they are taken not to be in position to distinguish bad from good. The study also focuses on the certain roles performed in Ankole society which are gender based. These are certain roles that are supposed to be played by men and those that are supposed to be played by women