Matriarchy, also known as female dominance, came from the Latin word “mater” which means “mother” and the Greek word “arkhein” which means “to rule”. It is a social system which views females as more socio-politically powerful.

For instance, the head of the family is the mother or the oldest daughter and the society is ruled by a woman. In China, the Mosuo tribe views business decisions as women’s tasks and the females are generally the leaders in households.

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