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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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Gynaecocratia

The Greek title of this observance is a word that means female rule or government. This stab at feminist revolt is of long tradition in northern Greece, where it is common for women to do all the household work and for most men to take life easy in cafes. Today, in the villages of Komotini, Xanthi, Kilkis, and Serres, that standard is reversed for a day when Gynaecocratia is celebrated. The women gather in village cafes to socialize, while the men stay at home cleaning house, tending the babies, and generally looking after household tasks. At dusk, the men join their wives in celebrations. More...
KSPavan
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:33:42 AM

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Gynaecocratia
The Greek title of this observance is a word that means female rule or government. This stab at feminist revolt is of long tradition in northern Greece, where it is common for women to do all the household work and for most men to take life easy in cafes. Today, in the villages of Komotini, Xanthi, Kilkis, and Serres, that standard is reversed for a day when Gynaecocratia is celebrated. The women gather in village cafes to socialize, while the men stay at home cleaning house, tending the babies, and generally looking after household tasks. At dusk, the men join their wives in celebrations.
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9:01:07 AM

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The Greek title of this observance is a word that means female rule or government. This stab at feminist revolt is of long tradition in northern Greece, where it is common for women to do all the household work and for most men to take life easy in cafes.
RuthP
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Yeah, well, somehow a one-day holiday once a year fails to float my boat, if I'm the one doing all the work the other 364 or 365. Not talking Eh?
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