Table 5.2

Profile of Women's Cases Involving Gossip

Sex of gossip producer Sex of object Targeted behavior
F F witchcraft
F, F, F F, F, F, M sexual immorality
M F, F, F, F sexual immorality
F F sexual immorality, dishonesty
F F theft
F M theft
F M theft
F M theft
F, F M theft
F F unspecified
F M unspecified
F M unspecified
F, M M unspecified
M, M F unspecified

Sources: Database compiled by the author, as described in Appendix B