This is a very interesting question. I am sure that we can say a lot of things, but here is my attempt at your very good question. Perhaps we can say that the dominant society is the colonial power. In this instance, we can say that men and the social structure that they have created is the dominant power in view. They are the ones who are spinning the ideology of what is proper. The colonized, then, are the women. But here is the twist. The colonized see through the power dynamics and they now begining to challenge it and even having some success. Good luck.