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PASSADOR, Luiz Henrique. "Women are evil": personhood, gender, and disease in southern Mozambique. Cad. Pagu [online]. 2010, vol.2Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0104-8333.

Taking a case of illness and death attributed to sorcery, the article examines the connections between personhood, gender and disease in Southern Mozambique, where women are traditionally feared and accused of producing evil through spells.

Keywords : Mozambique; Gender; Kinship; Witchcraft; Illness.

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