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Throughout Africa, mature ladies have for many years mobilized the ability of their nakedness in political protest to disgrace and punish male adversaries. This insurrectionary nakedness, typically referred to as genital cursing, owes its cultural efficiency to the spiritual perception that spirits residing in ladies's our bodies may be unleashed to trigger misfortune of their targets, together with impotence, illness, and demise. In Bare Company, Naminata Diabate analyzes these collective feminine bare protests in Africa and past to broaden understandings of company and vulnerability. Drawing on myriad cultural texts from social media and movie to journalism and fiction, Diabate uncovers how ladies create areas of resistance throughout socio-political duress, together with such occasions because the 2011 protests by Ivoirian ladies in Côte d’Ivoire and Paris in addition to ladies's disrobing in Soweto to forestall the destruction of their properties. By the idea of bare company, Diabate explores fluctuating narratives of energy and victimhood to problem simplistic accounts of African ladies's helplessness and to point out how they train political energy within the biopolitical period.