Nuam Hatzaw

About Nuam Hatzaw

Nuam Hatzaw is a Masters student in World Christianity. She graduated from SOAS, University of London and her research interests include World Christianity, postcolonial feminist theology. anthropology, nationalism studies, and development studies.

Women and the World Church: First Panel

I was invited to respond to Professor Kwok Pui-lan’s paper, and share about being a woman in the Zomi church. Professor Kwok highlighted the somewhat contradictory nature of freedom that many missionary women experienced. She noted that although mission work allowed women to have a profession, they were still nonetheless working within the confines of set gender roles and Victorian notions of domesticity. Their work was ‘woman’s work’, and they received low wages if any. For me, as a Zomi woman, her remarks reminded me of the current situation of many women in my community. Continue reading