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A gallery about Mouride women demonstrates that they enjoy a degree of independence uncommon to Islam. Mame Diarra Bousso, the mother of Amadu Bamba, is venerated as the model for women’s devotions. She is depicted in paintings and ballads sung by female vocalists.

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